PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL
FEDERAL SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT
Military personnel on active duty are eligible to defer the payment of their property taxes under the provisions of the Federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Instead of the penalties, costs, and fees imposed under California law, the unpaid taxes are subject only to interest at the rate of six percent per annum.
The Application for Property Tax Relief for Military Personnel form may be completed by the military serviceperson, his/her spouse, adult dependent, or any other individual authorized by the serviceperson to act on his/her behalf. Click the button below to get started.
Visit our Public Inquiries web page to upload the form with copies of the serviceperson’s military orders, by utilizing the dropdown menu under ‘Email Us’ and select the ‘Other’ option. Please write “Federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act” in the ‘Comment’ box.