For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 29, 2017
Tax roll is up 7.59 percent since last year
San Rafael, CA – Marin County’s 2017-18 property tax bills – 91,892 of them totaling $1,046,685,695 – were mailed to property owners by the Tax Collector’s Office on September 29. The tax roll total is up 7.59 percent from $972,805,193 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 11 to avoid penalty. The second installment must be paid by the April 10, 2018. The total tax bill may be paid with the first installment.
Tax payments can be made online at apps.marincounty.org/TaxBillOnline or by phone at 800-985-7277. Property owners are encouraged to pay early to avoid penalties. Those who do not receive a tax bill, especially those who have recently purchased real estate, should contact the Tax Collector’s Office soon at 415-473-6133.
The Property Tax office is located 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, but those hours will be extended to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 11. The Assessor's Office is right next door in Suite 208 or you can visit the Assessor-Recorder's website at www.marincounty.org/depts/ar.
Note that payment postponement is an option for seniors and disabled persons. The State Controller’s Office will begin accepting new Property Tax Postponement (PTP) applications beginning October 1. 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.
Go to the State of California Controller’s Office website for more information. If you have questions, call 1-800-952-5661 or email email@example.com.
Roy GivenDIRECTORDEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 225San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-7000
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