For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 30, 2016
San Rafael, CA - Marin County’s 2016-17 property tax bills – 91,947 of them totaling $972,805,193 – were mailed September 30 to property owners by the Tax Collector’s Office. The tax roll total is up 5.54 percent from $921,751,382 last year.
Property tax bills are mailed annually in late September and are payable in two installments. The first is due November 1 and must be paid on or before December 12 to avoid penalty. The second must be paid by the following April 10. Both installments may be paid with the first installment.
Tax payments can be made online at www.marincounty.org/taxbillonline or by phone at 800-985-7277. Property owners are encouraged to pay early to avoid penalties. Property owners who do not receive a tax bill, especially those who have recently purchased real estate, should contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 415-473-6133.
The Property Tax office is in Suite 202 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays plus 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 12. The Assessor's Office is next door in Suite 208.
The State Controller’s Office will begin accepting new Property Tax Postponement applications beginning October 1, 2016. Applications are considered on first come basis. To be eligible for PTP, you must:
Call 1-800-952-5661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about postponements.
Roy GivenDIRECTORDEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 225San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-7000
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