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Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector|
|Address:||701 Ocean St. Room 150 |
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8-5|
|Description:||Tax Collector windows will be open from 8am-4pm Monday through Friday, except the five business days prior to April 10th and December 10th, and on June 30th when Tax Division windows will be open until 5pm.
Collects more than $450 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|
|Fees:||Call for Information|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||County Government|
Mary Jo Walker
Tax Collection Agencies
|This record last modified December 19, 2015|