Can I pay my tax bill with a credit card?
Property taxes can be paid by credit card or e-check through an automated phone service or online. These payments are processed by a third party company and are subject to a convenience fee: 2.38% for credit card transactions and $3.75 per e-check transaction.
To pay by phone, call 1-866-477-2406. You must have your 12-digit assessment number on-hand to complete the transaction.
To pay online, click on the Pay Your Property Taxes Online link in the menu on the left. You must have your 12-digit assessment number on-hand to complete the transaction.
Please be sure to obtain a confirmation number once your transaction is complete.
Credit card payments cannot be made in person at the counter or over the phone with the Tax Collector’s Office staff.
When are current year secured property taxes due?
Property taxes are payable in two installments:
1) The first installment is due November 1st and delinquent after December 10th. If paid after December 10th, the installment will be subject to a 10% late penalty.
2) The second installment is due February 1st and delinquent after April 10th. If paid after April 10th, the installment will be subject to a 10% late penalty and $20.00 cost.
To be considered a timely payment and avoid penalties, your payment must be in our office by 5pm or postmarked by the United States Postal Service on or before the delinquent date.
Please note that if December 10th or April 10th fall on a weekend or a legal holiday, the due date will be the business day immediately following.
I did not receive my tax bill; how do I get another bill?
You can print a copy of your tax bill from the convenience of your own home by clicking HERE. You need to have your assessment or parcel number handy in order to look it up for viewing/printing.
How can I change my mailing address?
Changes or updates to your mailing address need to be completed with the Yuba County Assessor's Office. You can reach them at (530) 749-7820.
Are there any assistance programs available?
Please visit the State Controller’s Office website for information regarding the Property Tax Postponement program:
Please visit the Franchise Tax Board’s website for information regarding the Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program:
Are the any exemptions that I might qualify for?
To see if you are eligible for a Homeowner's Exemption or a Disabled Veteran's Exemption, please contact the Yuba County Assessor’s Office at (530) 749-7820 or by visiting their website by clicking HERE.
What if I disagree with the assessed value as shown on my secured tax bill?
If you disagree with your assessed value as shown on the tax bill, you have the right to an informal assessment review by contacting the Assessor’s Office at (530) 749-7820. If you disagree with the result of the informal review, you have the right to file an application for reduction in assessment for the following year with the Clerk of the Assessment Appeals Board during the period from July 2 to November 30. The Clerk of the Assessment Appeals Board is located at 915 8th Street, Marysville, CA (530) 749-7510. Application for review and equalization of an assessment made outside of the regular assessment period must be filed with the Yuba County Assessment Appeals Board no later than 60 days from the first notification of that assessment (not including the notice of "Proposed" Escape Assessment).
What are special assessments, direct assessments and or direct charges?
Special assessments are direct charges against property which are included in the total amount of your tax bill but which are not property taxes in the sense of being based on the Assessor's valuation. A reclamation district charge is an example of a direct assessment.
What happens if my current year secured property tax amount due is unpaid by June 30 at 5:00 p.m.?
If current year secured taxes remain unpaid as of 5:01pm on June 30, they become a defaulted, prior year tax. As such, they would be subject to a one-time redemption fee of $15.00 and would begin incurring interest penalties of 18% annually (1.5% per month) which is calculated and charged on the first of each month.
What is a secured supplemental tax bill?
A supplemental assessment is an adjustment in real property valuation resulting from upward changes in assessed value due to changes in ownership or completion of new construction. A secured supplemental tax bill retroactively taxes the supplemental assessment of property on a pro- rata basis as a result of the assessor's reappraisal of property at its full cash value on the date that a change in ownership occurs or new construction is completed.
What is a secured escape tax bill?
An escape assessment is the increased amount in real property valuation over the regular assessed valuation from a delayed reappraisal of the property and/or an erroneously applied homeowner's exemption valuation reduction. A secured property escape tax bill retroactively taxes the increased amount of valuation over the regular tax bill.
What are unsecured property taxes?
Unsecured property taxes are taxes on property that do not constitute a lien against real property. Unsecured property taxes are levied against personal property such as office furniture, machinery, equipment, boats, airplanes, etc., and assessments based on real property that are not a lien against real property.
When are unsecured property taxes due?
Unsecured property taxes are payable in one installment which is due on or before 5:00pm on August 31. Thereafter, the taxes become subject to a delinquent penalty of 10%. Should August 31 fall on a weekend or a holiday, the due date would then be the business day immediately following.
What is an unsecured supplemental tax bill?
An unsecured supplemental assessment is an adjustment in real property valuation resulting from upward changes in assessed value due to changes in ownership or completion of new construction where the assessment is not a lien on real property. An unsecured supplemental tax bill retroactively taxes the supplemental assessment of property on a pro-rata basis as a result of the assessor's reappraisal of property at its full cash value on the date that a change in ownership occurs or new construction is completed.