Central Collections

Roy Given, Department of Finance

Central Collections was established in 1994 to assist County departments to recover revenue on past due accounts. Central Collections provides billing and collections services to County departments and external agencies, as well as administration of County’s Business License and Transient Occupancy Tax programs. The division is responsible for optimizing the County’s revenue by collecting delinquent accounts, including unsecured property taxes, providing technology support and subject matter expertise of Countywide billing and receivables.

Central Collections
County of Marin Civic Center – Room 217
P.O. Box 4220
San Rafael, CA 94913-4220

 

Central Collections Payments

Online Payments

Visit the Payment portal to make online payments.

You will need your Customer number from your notice. There is a 2.35% service fee for debit and credit card transactions. The 2.35% fee is not retained by the Department, it is retained by the service provider and is non-refundable. There is no charge to use an electronic check.

Mail Payments or Correspondence

Make checks payable to Marin County Tax Collector

Mail to: Marin County Tax Collector
Attention: Central Collections
PO Box 4220
San Rafael, CA 94913-4220

To discuss your account(s) with a Collections Officer, please call (415) 473-7555 or email us to schedule an appointment.

Office Location:

County of Marin Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 217
San Rafael, CA 94901

Business License

Visit the Business License website for online resources.

Visit the online portal to register, renew, close out or update your business license registration.

Marin County Ordinance 3042, Title 5.

Transient Occupancy Tax

Visit the Transient Occupancy Tax website to apply for a TOT Certificate number or report your monthly TOT.

Learn more about the public notification requirement by visiting our Short Term Rental page.

Marin County Transient Occupancy Tax code, Title 3 section 5 Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax