Reminder: 2nd. Installment of the CA Property Tax Bill Due Soon
CA Property Tax Bill Due on February 1st.
In about a week, on February 1st. the 2nd. installment of the CA property tax bill will come due for homeowners. The 1st. installment was due on November 1, 2015 for the current tax year that began on July 1, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2016. The second installment payment must be paid in full and will be considered delinquent if not received by 5:00 p.m., or postmarked by, April 10th. According to lacountypropertytax.com, if April 10th. falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, the delinquency date is pushed forward to the next business day. This year April 10th. falls on a Sunday so the delinquency date will be pushed to Monday, April 11th. If payment in full is not made on or before the delinquency date, a 10% penalty fee will be applied.
How To Get A Copy Of Your Property Tax Bill
For homeowners in LA county who require a copy of their 2nd. installment CA property tax bill, they can call the county’s 24-hour PROPTAX Information System, that number can be on the county’s website. Homeowners can also request a copy of their tax bill via email. Don’t forget to have your 10-digit Assessor’s Identification number handy when you call or send an email requesting a copy.
Consider Paying Online
Property owners can make property tax payments online using a checking account or a debit/credit card. There is no processing fee for electronic check payments, however for payments made with a debit/credit card a charge is applied.
New Property Owner Information
For new homeowners, buying property can be a very exciting time. However, first time home buyers may not know what to expect when it comes time to pay their first property tax bill. To avoid any confusion, the county has a page that can be found here, to help explain the process of paying property taxes.