For Immediate ReleaseDecember 04, 2018
To avoid a penalty, use one of the convenient options to make your payment
San Rafael, CA – Monday, December 10, is the last day residents across California can pay the first installment of their 2018-2019 property taxes without penalty. Taxpayers are encouraged to pay early and avoid penalties.
For added convenience, an express payment drop box will be located under the Marin County Civic Center’s southern archway at 3501 Civic Center Drive in San Rafael, on December 7 and 10. The hours of the Tax Collector’s Office (Suite 202) and the express payment drop box are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. December 7 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 10.
Taxpayers are encouraged to use the express payment drop box, pay online, by phone or by mail because of limited parking spaces at the Civic Center for those wishing to pay in person.
The Marin County Tax Collector’s Office, a division of the County Department of Finance, mailed 91,874 tax bills on September 28. 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 www.marincounty.org/propertytaxexemptions. Eligibility for parcel tax exemptions is administered and determined by each taxing entity.
Property Tax Postponement (PTP) is available for senior and disabled persons. The State Controller’s Office is accepting applications through February 10, 2019. To be eligible for PTP, you must:
For more information on PTP, call 1-800-952-5661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roy GivenDIRECTORDEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 202San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-3736
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