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Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector
Address:701 Ocean St. Room 150
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-454-2510
Fax Number:831-454-2257
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description: Collects more than $217 million dollars in County, city, school, and special district taxes; processes any replicated payments within sixty (60) days, maintains complete and accurate files on the tax payment status of 93,000 parcels, and processes taxpayer inquiries in a timely and courteous manner.
Maintains records of all tax-defaulted parcels and computes amounts necessary to redeem when requested by the taxpayer; computes amounts and establishes controls for installment plans on redemptions; prepares and mails notices of Power to Sell; determines parcels to sell at public auction and selects dates of the sale; coordinates sale and accounts for proceeds of sale.
Prepares tax liens on delinquent unsecured taxpayers; and collects delinquent mobile home fees assigned to the County by the State before issuing Tax Clearance Certificates; collects Transient Occupancy; collects card room and bingo license fees. Responds to all taxpayer inquiries for property tax payment information.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Public Service
Fees:Call for Information
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government

Fred Keeley
Treasurer/Tax Collector

Subject Headings
 Government Agencies
Public Officials/Offices
Tax Collection Agencies
This record last modified June 18, 2013

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