County of Marin - News Releases - Property Taxes

For Immediate Release
April 05, 2017

Second Installment of Property Taxes Due

Monday, April 10, is the last day to pay without penalty

San Rafael, CA – Monday, April 10, is the last day for residents all around California to pay the second installment of the 2016-17 property tax bill without penalty.   

A driver pulls up in front of a property tax dropoff box outside the Marin Civic Center.A dropbox will be placed outside the south archway of the Civic Center for property tax dropoffs on April 7 and April 10.
Payments sent by mail must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service on or before Monday, April 10. Payments made through the Tax Collector's website,, or by telephone are accepted until midnight. Tax payments can be made by phone at 800-985-7277.

A payment dropbox will be available under the Marin County Civic Center’s south archway at 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, on Friday, April 7, and Monday, April 10. Taxpayers can use the dropbox or pay online, by phone or by mail for greater convenience.

The Marin County Tax Collector’s Office, a division of the County Department of Finance, mailed 91,947 tax bills on Sept. 30, 2016.  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 to avoid a penalty. 

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

The Tax Collector’s Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays with extended hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 10. The Tax Collector’s Office is in Room 202 in the Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Call 415-473-6133 for more information.


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