News Releases

San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros and Board President Yee Announce May 15 Property Tax Deadline
San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros and Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee announced the new deadline for property tax payments will be May 15, 2020 pending approval by the Board of Supervisors at its next meeting on Tuesday, May 5. With the Board of Supervisors approval, this will be the final property tax deadline with no further deferrals. The 2019/2020 2nd installment property tax deadline has been deferred from the original date of April 10 to alleviate the growing financial burdens on San Francisco taxpayers due to COVID-19.
Mayor London Breed and Treasurer José Cisneros Announce New Measures to Support Businesses in Response to COVID-19
Mayor London N. Breed and Treasurer José Cisneros today announced new measures to support San Francisco businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. These efforts include deferring collection of the Business Registration Fee for four months and further deferring collection of Unified License Fees. Unified License Fees include charges from City departments to restaurants and food businesses, bars, convenience stores, many small retailers, hotels, tour operators, and other businesses. The previously announced deferral on business taxes for small businesses and additional supports for small businesses remain in place.
Roundup of San Francisco Actions to Alleviate the Burden of Government Fines, Fees and Collections During the COVID-19 Crisis
In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, many City and County of San Francisco departments are acting to alleviate the impact of fines, fees, and collections on low-income residents hardest hit by this crisis. Departments are taking these steps to stem the harms of the public health and economic crisis and ensure that fines and fees are not an additional barrier to people’s basic needs throughout this emergency. The Financial Justice Project compiled a roundup of actions departments and the courts are taking in response to the crisis to alleviate the burden of fines, fees, financial penalties, and collections. This list may grow in the coming weeks. We will continue to update it. See the roundup of fine and fee actions here
Mayor London Breed and Board President Norman Yee Appoint Treasurer Cisneros to COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force
Task Force will create an economic recovery strategy to support San Francisco businesses, nonprofits, community organizations, and individuals during and after the COVID-19 crisis
Treasurer José Cisneros announces the release of report showing student loan debt has tripled in the Bay Area.
Monday, April 22, 2019 - Treasurer José Cisneros announced today the release of At What Cost? Student Loan Debt in the Bay Area, a report that provides an in-depth look at student loan borrowing and repayment..
Treasurer José Cisneros announces the release of the Municipal Bank Feasibility Task Force Report.
Friday, March 22, 2019 - Treasurer José Cisneros announced today the release of the Municipal Bank Feasibility Task Force Report, the first report of its kind to provide detailed analysis of..
Mayor London Breed and Treasurer José Cisneros Announce Steps to Assist Furloughed Federal Workers.
January 25, 2019 - Mayor London N. Breed and Treasurer José Cisneros today announced a program to provide assistance to federal employees who are furloughed or working without pay due to..