Pay Your California Property Taxes Online & On Time.
Official Payments makes it easy to pay your property taxes using your favorite debit or credit card.
It’s fast, easy & secure, and your payment is processed immediately.
You may even earn rewards points from your card.
How long can you go without paying property taxes in California?
How do I pay property tax?
When you pay property taxes along with your mortgage payment, your lender deposits your property tax payment into an escrow (or impound) account. When your property taxes are due to the county, your lender uses the funds in that escrow account to pay the taxes on your behalf.
How can I avoid paying property taxes legally?
8 ways to lower your property taxes and get some money back
- Review your property tax card. Get a copy of your property tax card from the local assessor’s office.
- Get nosy.
- Talk to your local tax office.
- Consider an independent appraisal.
- Hire an attorney.
- Ask for tax breaks.
- Request a Homestead Exemption.
- Wait it out.
Photo in the article by “Flickr”