The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector serves as the banker, tax collector, collection agent, and investment officer for the City and County of San Francisco.
Offices Closed & COVID-19 Response
Due to the San Francisco Department of Public Health Orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our City Hall offices are currently closed. If you have any further questions, please visit our Help Center or call 311.
Taxpayers who are unable to pay their property taxes by December 10, 2020, because of the COVID-19 crisis, are encouraged to submit a request for a penalty waiver online. Please note that requests for penalty waivers will not be accepted until after the property tax deadline. The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector has taken several actions to alleviate the growing financial burdens on San Francisco taxpayers and to address the related economic downturn due to COVID-19. Learn more about tax and fee relief and find additional resources.
José Cisneros is the elected Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco. As Treasurer, he serves as the City’s banker and Chief Investment Officer, managing all tax and revenue collection for San Francisco. Appointed in 2004, and first elected in 2005, Cisneros has used his experience in the tech and banking industries to enhance and modernize taxpayer systems and successfully manage the City’s portfolio through a major recession.
Treasurer Cisneros believes that his role of safeguarding the City’s money extends to all San Francisco residents, and continues to expand his role as a financial educator and advocate for low-income San Franciscans through award-winning programs like Kindergarten to College, Bank On San Francisco and the Financial Justice Project. Cisneros served as Vice Chair on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and is currently Co-Chair of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Coalition.