County of Marin - News Releases - Property Taxes Due

For Immediate Release
April 04, 2016

Second Installment of Property Taxes Due April 11

Make sure to avoid penalties by paying early

San Rafael, CA – Monday, April 11 is the last day residents all around California can pay the second installment of the 2015-2016 property tax bill without penalty. Taxpayers are encouraged to pay early and avoid penalties.   

A driver pulls up in front of a property tax dropoff box outside the Marin Civic Center.Pay taxes early to avoid penalty.
Payments sent by mail must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service on or before April 11. For Marin County residents, a payment drop box will be available under the Marin County Civic Center’s southern archway on April 8 and April 11, from 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Taxpayers are encouraged to use the drop box, pay online, by phone or by mail due to limited parking space at the Civic Center.

The Marin County Tax Collector’s Office, a division of the County Department of Finance, mailed 91,967 tax bills on Sept. 30, 2015.  Property owners who have not received a tax bill, especially those who have recently purchased real estate, should contact the Tax Collector’s Office as soon as possible. 

Parcel tax exemption information, including exemptions for seniors, is available at Eligibility for parcel tax exemptions is administered and determined by each taxing district.

Tax payments can be made online at or paid by phone at (800) 985-7277. Taxpayers can call the Tax Collector at (415) 473-6133 for billing information and general customer service. 

The Tax Collector’s Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays with an extension to 5 p.m. on April 11. The Tax Collector’s Office is located in Room 202 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive in San Rafael. 


Roy Given

Marin County Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 225
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-7000

CRS Dial 711

Email: Roy Given