Secured Property Taxes

Avoid penalties, interest, and fees by paying before delinquency dates shown below. If the delinquency date falls on a weekend or holiday, taxes are not delinquent until the next business day.

 

Secured

Property owners pay secured property taxes calculated based on the real property’s assessed value as determined annually by the Office of the Assessor-Recorder. Secured Property Tax bills are mailed during the first two weeks of October. You may either pay the entire tax when the first installment is due, or pay in two installments.

Delinquent After 5:00 pm on Penalties
December 10 - 1st installment 10%
April 10 - 2nd installment 10% plus $45 administrative fee
June 30 - Property becomes tax-defaulted Additional 1.5% per month plus $55.00 redemption fee

 


Secured Supplemental

After a change in ownership or when new construction is completed, State law requires the Office of the Assessor-Recorder to reappraise the property. The new value is determined and calculated using the difference between the new value and the old or prior value. If the property is reassessed at a higher value, a supplemental bill will be issued.

Mailed between July 1 and October (mail date printed on bill)

Delinquent After 5:00 pm on

Penalties

December 10 - 1st Installment 10%
April 10 - 2nd Installment 10% plus $45.00 administrative fee
Mailed between November 1 and June 30 (mail date printed on bill)

Delinquent After 5:00 pm on

Penalties

Last day of the month after printed mailed date 10%
Last day of the 4th month after the first installment delinquent date 10% plus $45.00 administrative fee

 


Secured Escape

After a change in ownership or when new construction is completed, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder must determine a new base year value for the property. The new value is determined usually by the current market value of the property and subtracting from prior assessed value. However, if the determination of the new value is delayed, an escape assessment is generated. Once the new value is determined, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder will send you notification of the new assessed amount following a Secured Escape bill.

Escape Property Tax - Current Year Assessment

Mailed Date Printed on Bill

1st Installment Due -
Delinquent After 5:00 pm on

Penalties

October 1 - October 31 December 10 10%
November 1 - November 30 December 31 10%
December 1 - December 31 January 31 10%
January 1 - January 31 February 28 10%
February 1 - February 29 March 31 10%
March 1 - March 31 April 30 10%
April 1 - April 30 May 31 10%
May 1 - May 31 June 30 10%

Mailed Date Printed on Bill

2nd Installment Due -
Delinquent After 5:00 pm on

Penalties

October 1 - February 29 April 10 10% plus $45.00
administrative fee
March 1 - March 31 April 30 with 1st installment 10% plus $45.00
administrative fee
April 1 - April 30 May 31 with 1st installment 10% plus $45.00
administrative fee
May 1 - May 31 June 30 with 1st installment 10% plus $45.00
administrative fee

Escape Property Tax - Prior Years Assessments

Mailed Date Printed on Bill

Delinquent After 5:00 pm on

Penalties

Check mailed date printed on bill Last day of the month
following mailed date
10% plus $45.00
administrative fee

 

Secured Escape assessments for prior fiscal years can be set up on a payment installment plan. An Escape Installment Plan allows taxpayers to make annual installment payments over a four-year period. For more information, see Secured Escape Installment Plan.


 

Need Further Assistance? Submit a service request. A representative will contact you on the SAME DAY of the request if submitted prior to 7pm. Requests received after 7pm will receive a response the next business day.

 

If you have any questions about the assessed value shown on your bill (secured, supplemental, escape, or unsecured), you can contact the Office of the Assessor-Recorder.