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While most services are available online or via the telephone, limited Tax Collector services are now also available in-person. Please email [email protected] or call (805) 781-5831 to make an appointment. Walk-in service is also available but may be subject to delays.

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COVID-19 Related Penalty Waiver Information 

If you were unable to pay your Property Tax Bill due to impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic, please see our news article for information on our COVID-19 Penalty Waiver claim process.  Please complete the appropriate Waiver Request form and turn it in with your tax payment when you are able to pay no later than May 6, 2021.


Online Payments

Please Note: Online payments will include penalties. Please do not pay online if you intend to request a penalty waiver. You can  place your waiver request by phone and, if approved, pay the amount without penalty by calling 805-781-5831. You can also send your payment and penalty waiver request by regular mail to County Tax Collector, 1055 Monterey St. Rm D-290, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408.

Please contact the Tax Collector at [email protected] or (805) 781-5831 if you have questions about your tax bill. 

View or Pay Property Taxes by eCheck, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or American Express 

Secured Property Tax Bill Stubs
Property Tax Bill

First Installment payments for 2019/20 Secured Property Tax Bills are due November 1st.

Author: Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector
Date: 10/10/2019 3:29:02 PM

First Installment payments for 2019/20 Secured Property Tax Bills are due November 1st.

Jim Hamilton, the County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, reminds all County Taxpayers that payments for the first installment of this year’s secured property tax bill are due November 1st and will be considered delinquent if not postmarked by December 10th. 

"California law requires that we add a 10% penalty if payments are not made by the delinquency date. Taxpayers have until December 10th to make their payments", said Hamilton.

Payments may be made:

  • Online before midnight Tuesday, December 10th on the Tax Collector's website.
  • By mail before midnight December 10th.
  • At the Tax Collector's office, Room D-290, until 5:00 p.m. on December 10th.
  • Please note that eCheck payments can be made with no additional fee, however credit and debit card payments require an additional 2.39% processing fee ($3.95 minimum).

If you haven't received your tax bill by November 1st, please call the Tax Collector's office at (805) 781-5831.