Property taxes due April 10

According to C.L. Raffety, treasurer-tax collector, the second installment of the secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before 5 p.m., April 10. The Treasurer-Tax Collector Office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The law allows payments clearly postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service to be accepted as timely if paid on or before April 10, 2013. The mailing address for property tax payments is PO Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002 and taxpayers are reminded to include their payment stub with the envelope provided by the Tax Collector’s Office.

On-line payment for secured property taxes is another option available to taxpayers. The Tax Collector Website now provides a secure payment service to pay property taxes by Electronic Funds Transfer or credit card. Accepted cards include Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Payments made through the Website are accepted as timely if paid before midnight April 10.

To make an on-line payment or to find answers to the most frequently asked property tax questions, access the Tax Collector’s Website at

Taxpayers making payments through their private bank’s on-line system should be sure to enter their parcel number as the account number and double check that delivery will be on or before the delinquency date.

If there are questions concerning the assessed value of property, taxpayers are encouraged to call the Assessor’s Office at 530-621-5719. Questions regarding the computation of the tax should be directed to the Auditor-Controller’s Office at 530-621-5470.

Questions regarding Direct Charges should be directed to the district’s phone number listed on the tax bill.

Questions regarding the total amount to pay should be directed to the Tax Collector’s Office at 530-621-5800.

Treasurer-Tax Collector

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