County of Marin - News Releases - Property Taxes

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2023

Property Tax Bills on Their Way

First installment due November 1 and considered late after December 11

San Rafael, CA – The Marin County Tax Collector has mailed 91,945 property tax bills to property owners for the fiscal year 2023-24. This year's tax roll reflects a total of $1,416,277,507, marking a 6.35% increase compared with the previous year.

A close-up view of a stack of property tax bills about to be mailed.Property tax bills worth a cumulative $1.4 billion have been mailed to Marin County property owners for the 2023-2024 fiscal year.

The payment process is divided into two installments: the first installment is due by November 1 and must be paid on or before December 11 to avoid penalties. The second installment deadline is April 10, 2024. Property owners have the option to pay both installments together.

The Tax Collector's secure online portal and telephone service are available for convenient property tax payments. Bills can be paid by visiting or by phone at (800) 985-7277. There are no service fees associated with electronic check (e-check) payments.

Property owners who have not received their tax bill by mid-October, particularly those who have recently acquired real estate in Marin, should contact the Tax Collector's office. It's important to emphasize that not receiving a tax bill does not exempt taxpayers from the responsibility to make timely payments.

The Tax Collector's office is in Suite 202 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, with office hours of 9 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays. Questions related to property tax billing can be directed to the Tax Collector at (415) 473-6133 or via email. For inquiries regarding assessed property values, contact the County Assessor at (415) 473-7215.

Parcel Tax Exemptions: Property owners 65 years or older living in the property as a main residence may be eligible for certain parcel tax exemptions. To learn about the eligibility requirements, please contact the special districts directly using the phone numbers provided on the property tax bill. Note that California law does not allow exemptions for school bonds.

Property Tax Postponement (PTP): Beginning October 1, 2023, the State Controller's Office is accepting new applications for PTP for older adults, blind individuals, or disabled persons. Learn more on the office’s website or contact them by phone 1-800-952-5661 or email

California Mortgage Relief Program - Includes Property Tax.

The California Mortgage Relief Program covers financial assistance for property taxes. Learn more by calling 1-888-840-2594 or emailing

Additional Resources:


Sandra Kacharos
Department of Finance

Marin County Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 225
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6177

CRS Dial 711

Email: Sandra Kacharos