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Important Dates To Remember
July 1 Beginning of fiscal year
August 1 Unsecured deadline. A 10% penalty is added
October Treasurer-Tax Collector mails out original secured property tax bills
November 1 First installment is due
December 10 First installment payment deadline. A 10% penalty is added as of 5:00 p.m. (* If a delinquent date falls on a weekend or holiday, the delinquent date is the next business day.)
February 1 Second installment due
April 10 Second installment payment deadline. A 10% penalty plus $10.00 cost is added as of 5:00 p.m. (*)
May Treasurer-Tax Collector mails delinquent notices for any unpaid, regular current taxes
June 30 Delinquent accounts are transferred to delinquent tax roll and additional penalties added at 1- 1/2% per month on any unpaid tax amounts, plus $15.00 redemption fee
July 1 Delinquent accounts are transferred to delinquent tax roll and additional penalties added at 1- 1/2% per month on any unpaid tax amounts, plus $15.00 redemption fee
General Information
COLLECTIONS: Collects $526 million plus dollars in County, city, school, and special district taxes; processes any replicated payments within sixty (60) days, maintains complete and accurate files on the tax payment status of 350,000 parcels, and processes taxpayer inquiries in a timely and courteous manner.
REDEMPTION: Maintains records of all tax-defaulted parcels and computes amounts necessary to redeem when requested by the taxpayer; computes amounts and establishes controls for installment plans on redemptions; prepares and mails notices of Power to Sell; determines parcels to sell at public auction and selects dates of the sale; coordinates sale and accounts for proceeds of sale.
OTHER COLLECTION SERVICES: Prepares tax liens on delinquent unsecured taxpayers; and collects delinquent mobile home fees assigned to the County by the State before issuing Tax Clearance Certificates. Responds to all taxpayer inquiries for property tax payment information.
 
 
 
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