County of Marin - News Releases - Property Taxes

For Immediate Release
December 04, 2023

Reminder: Property Taxes Due by December 11

Avoid a penalty and get the first installment to the Civic Center before it becomes delinquent

San Rafael, CA – When paying bills during holiday season preparations, remember this: The first installment of the 2023-2024 property taxes becomes delinquent at 5 p.m. Monday, December 11. Marin County taxpayers are being asked to pay online, by phone or by mail, rather than in-person.

Photo shows a secure drop box for property tax payments right next to the National Historic Landmark plaque at the Civic Center entrance.There is a secure dropbox for property tax payments just outside the South Arch at the Marin County Civic Center.

Property tax payments can be made online or by phone at (800) 985-7277. The Tax Collector’s online and telephone payment service uses a secure internet portal and there is no service fee when paying with an electronic check (e-check).

For questions about property tax billing, contact the Tax Collector staff at (415) 473-6133 or by email. Questions about assessed values are best answered by the County Assessor at (415) 473-7215.

Parcel tax exemption information and forms are available at or can be obtained directly from the district that offers the exemption. Parcel tax exemption eligibility and filing deadlines vary by district and are administered by those districts, not the Tax Collector’s Office. Income based parcel tax exemption applications must be submitted annually before tax bills are prepared.

The State Controller’s Office (SCO) will accept Property Tax Postponement (PTP) applications until February 12, 2024. The criteria to be eligible for PTP have been changed from prior years. Please visit  the SCO website for more information. Call 1 (800) 952-5661 or email the SCO with questions about payment postponement.


Mina Martinovich
Department of Finance

Marin County Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 202
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6989

CRS Dial 711

Email: Mina Martinovich