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Treasurer & Tax Collector

Dan M. Mierzwa, Treasurer & Tax Collector

915 8th. St., Suite 103, Marysville, CA 95901-5273

(530) 749-7840

Hours 8 a.m. 12:00  - 1:00 - 5 p.m.

Closed between 12 - 1      




PROPERTY TAX QUESTIONS

 

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 through our website. 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 (limit of ten assessments 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, please go to tax.yuba.org and click on the Pay Your Property Taxes Online link in the menu on the left.

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.

 

What are secured Property Taxes?

Secured property taxes are levied against real property such as land or permanent structures.


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.

If payments are mailed in, the payment envelopes must be postmarked by the US Postal Service by the corresponding due date in order to be accepted as a timely payment.

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.


 

The lender no longer pays the taxes. How do I get payment stubs?

Although you do not need a payment stub to pay your taxes, you can order a duplicate tax bill by calling (530) 749-7840 or by visiting the office.

 

I did not receive the secured tax bill. How do I get another bill?

You may request a duplicate tax bill by 1)  Calling (530) 749-7840  or 2) by visiting the office or 3)sending an email and a bill can be provided by email.

 

How can I change my mailing address?

You can request a change of mailing address by calling, writing or visiting the Assessor's Office at 915 8th St. Suite 101 Marysville, CA 95901. (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:

http://www.sco.ca.gov/ardtax_prop_tax_postponement.html

Please visit the Franchise Tax Board’s website for information regarding the Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program:

https://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/press/Archive/2005/05_34.shtml

 

 

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, by visiting their website at http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/Departments/Assessor/default.aspx, or by writing them at 915 8th Street, Suite 101, Marysville CA 95901.

 

What if I disagree with the assessed value as shown on my secured tax bill?

If you disagree with a change in the 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 inclusive. 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 the amount due is unpaid at 5:00 p.m. June 30, it will be necessary to pay (a) delinquent penalties, (b) costs, (c) redemption penalties, and (d) a redemption fee. If June 30 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, no redemption penalties shall attach if payment is made by 5:00 p.m. on the next business day. Property delinquent for the first year shall be declared defaulted for non-payment of taxes. After 5 years, the Tax Collector has the power to sell tax-defaulted property that is not redeemed.

 

What is a secured property 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 property 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 property 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?
Taxes on property that are not a lien against real property. Taxes on unsecured property tax the assessments on 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?
The single installment is due on August 31. Taxes on the unsecured roll delinquent at 5:00 p.m., or the close of business, whichever is later, on August 31, and thereafter subject to a delinquent penalty of 10 percent.

Taxes added to the unsecured roll after July 31, if unpaid are delinquent and subject to a penalty of 10 percent at 5:00 p.m., or the close of business, whichever is later, on the last day of the month succeeding the month of enrollment.

In addition to penalties imposed, the tax collector may collect actual costs of collection incurred by the county up to the time the delinquency is paid.

When the last day of the month falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, any penalty to which the tax becomes subject on that date shall not attach if the tax collector receives payment in full by 5:00 p.m., or the close of business, whichever is later, on the next business day.


I did not receive an unsecured tax bill. How do I get another tax bill?
You can order a duplicate tax bill by calling (530) 749-7840 or by visiting the office.

 

What is an unsecured property 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 property 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.



 


Treasurer & Tax Collector • 915 8th. St., Suite 103, Marysville, CA, 95901-5273 • (530) 749-7840

 

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