Over the past decade, the citizens of San Francisco approved measures to provide funding to the San Francisco Unified School District and City College of San Francisco. Some of these measures include an exemption for seniors living on the property provided they meet certain criteria. For more information on how to claim the Senior Citizen Exemption, visit the SFUSD Senior Citizen Exemption website.
- Living Wage for Educators Act of 2018 - $309.52 parcel tax in 2019-20 and adjusted for inflation annually. Provides funds to increase salaries for SFUSD teachers. Learn more.
- School Facilities Special Tax of 2010 - $38.28 per single family residential parcels and $19.14 per dwelling unit on multi-family residential parcels in 2019-20, and adjusted for inflation annually. Upgrades the seismic resistance of SFUSD facilities and make fire- and life-safety improvements.
- Quality Teacher and Education Act of 2008 - $261.70 parcel tax in 2019-20 and adjusted for inflation annually. Provides increased support and accountability for our educators and schools. Learn more.
City College of San Francisco Parcel Tax 2012 - $99 per year and adjusted for inflation annually. The funds generated by this tax will be used to maintain and enhance the quality of education at City College campuses, including core academics, workforce training, university preparation, libraries and technology.
There are no senior or low income exemptions, as state law does not provide for such exemptions.
Additional opportunities for exemptions and tax savings can be found at the Office of the Assessor-Recorder's website at https://www.sfassessor.org/tax-savings/exemptions.
The State Controller's Property Tax Postponement Program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes if they meet certain criteria. Applications for 2019-20 will be available in September 2019. For more information call (800) 952-5661 visit the State Controller's Property Tax Postponement page.
Direct charges and special assessments represent additional fees or outstanding city debt added to your property tax bill by other city departments. Contact the appropriate department (listed below) directly for further information:
|29||Rent Stabilization Fee||415-701-2311|
|31||Civic Center CBD||415-658-7979|
|32||Gtr. Rincon Hill CBD||415-536-5880|
|34||Transbay CFD 2014-1||877-561-8293|
|35||ABAG CFD 04-1 (690 Market Street)||877-561-8293|
|36||GSFA YGRENE PACE 2014||866-807-6864|
|37||CMFA E3 PACE Program||844-622-5533|
|38||Hunters Point CFD #7||877-561-8293|
|39||Redevelopment CFD (South Beach)||877-561-8293|
|40||MB Maintenance CFD #5||877-561-8293|
|41||MB South CFD #6||877-561-8293|
|43||Open PACE Program||800-969-4382|
|44||Time Share Fee||415-554-5596|
|45||Educators LW 2018 Tax||415-355-2203|
|46||SF Bay Restoration Authority Parcel Tax||888-508-8157|
|49||IA No. 1 SA RDA CCSF CFD No. 9||877-561-8293|
|51||Discover Polk CBD||415-481-2845|
|55||Building Inspection-Assessment Cost||415-558-6088|
|56||Bayshore Hester A.D.||866-807-6864|
|57||Union Square Business Imp. District||415-781-7880|
|61||Noe Valley CBD||415-519-0093|
|66||Central Market CBD||415-957-5985|
|68||ABAG CFD # 2006 1 - (SF Rincon Hill)||877-561-8293|
|69||ABAG CFD # 2006 2 - (SF Mint Plaza Area)||877-561-8293|
|70||Garbage Lien (RES)||415-252-3872|
|71||Garbage Lien (COMM)||415-252-3872|
|73||Ocean Avenue CBD||650-273-6223|
|74||Lower Polk CBD||415-692-1289|
|79||Dw Code Enf Fee||415-558-6220|
|81||GFSF Commercial PACE||877-561-8293|
|82||Hunters Point CFD #8||877-561-8293|
|84||CA HERO Program||800-969-4382|
|89||SFUSD Facilities District||415-355-2203|
|91||SFCCD Parcel Tax||415-487-2400|
|92||Apartment License Fee||415-558-6220|
|93||Hotel License Fee||415-558-6220|
|96||Yerba Buena CBD||415-644-0728|
|98||SFUSD -Teacher Support||415-355-2203|
|52||IA1 CFD 2016 (Treasure Island CFD #1)||877-561-8293|
|53||SoMa West CBD||415-496-5787|
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