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2016-17 Secured Property Taxes First Installment Period
Tax Postponement News
- IMPORTANT INFORMATION! On October 1, 2016, the State
Controller's Office began accepting applications for the new Property Tax Postponement
Program for Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens.
APPLY EARLY! This program has limited funding and the State will be approving applications
on a first come, first served basis and all who qualify may not be approved.
You must include your 2016-17 Annual Secured Property Tax Bill with your application;
we began mailing the 2016-17 Annual Secured Property Tax Bills on October 3, 2016.
To review the program requirements and to obtain a copy of the application, please
visit the California State Controller's Office Website at http://www.sco.ca.gov/ardtax_prop_tax_postponement.html
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Calabasas Business License Holders
- On August 28, 2014, the City of Calabasas (City)
introduced Ordinance 2014-317, to establish a Business License Program for the City.
The City's new ordinance took effect on September 26, 2014. Therefore, the Los Angeles
County Treasurer and Tax Collector will no longer be providing business licenses
or mailing and accepting renewal fees for any businesses located within the City
as of October 1, 2014. The City will honor all existing licenses and their expiration
dates issued by the County. For any questions regarding the City's new Business
License Program, please contact Maureen Tamuri at (818) 224-1600 of the Community
Development Department of Calabasas.
Public Health Permit/License Holders
- On May 13, 2014, the County of Los Angeles Board
of Supervisors adopted an ordinance to consolidate all responsibility for Public
Health Permits and Licenses to the Department of Public Health's Environmental
Health Division beginning July 1, 2014. Previously, the responsibility had been
divided between the Department of Public Health and the Treasurer and Tax Collector.
Department of Public Health's Environmental Health Division anticipates mailing
out the 2014/15 Permit/License bills by the end of July 2014. Should you have any
questions regarding a Health Permit/License, please contact the Environmental Health
Division at 1 (888) 700-9995 or visit the
Public Health website
Los Angeles County Tax Collector reminds taxpayers that property
tax payments must be received or postmarked by the delinquency date to avoid penalties.
If a payment is received after the delinquency date, with no postmark, the payment
is considered late and penalties will be imposed, in accordance with State law.
Taxpayers who send a payment by mail are cautioned that the United States Postal
Service only postmarks certain mail depending on the type of postage used, and may
not postmark mail on the same day deposited by a taxpayer. To assist taxpayers in
understanding how to avoid penalties that could result from postmark issues, the
Tax Collector has compiled important related information on how to
Avoid Penalties by Understanding Postmarks.
Requirement for Registration of Tax Agents
- Beginning July 1, 2013, anyone defined as a Tax
Agent will be required to register annually before representing taxpayers before
a county official. For more information about the program and who will be required
to register, please visit the
Assessment Appeals Board website
accept online electronic check (eCheck), credit and debit card
payments for current and defaulted taxes, business license renewals and delinquent
account collections. To make your online payment, please select "Make Online
Payment" on the left side of this page to begin. Please note that there are
processing fees for using the credit and debit card options for tax payments. There
are no fees for eCheck.
can now subscribe to receive emails from the Treasurer and Tax
Collector with special notices and upcoming events, such as annual property tax
deadline reminders, office location updates and other news. To subscribe to receive
these notices, select Email Notification Service on the left side of this page.
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