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13926You have until 5 p.m. on December 10 to make your property Tax payment

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  • Miri Bialik
    Dec 2, 2013

       Santa Clara County Homeowners Property Taxes due by 5pm on Tuesday December 10


      Exactly When Are Santa Clara County, Calif. Property Taxes Due?

      You have until 5 p.m. on December 10 to make your payment before a 10% penalty and $20.00 cost is added to your bill

      In California, property taxes are paid in two installments each year. In many people’s opinion, the drop-dead due date fall during the two worst times of the year-right before the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays, and just prior to the income tax payment deadline.

      Whether you live in San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga or any of the other cities, towns or unincorporated sections of Santa Clara County, the property tax due dates are all the same.

      The first installment is due on November 1, and is considered late if not received in the office of the tax collector by 5:00 pm on December 10

      The second installment is due on February 1 and is considered late if not received in the tax collector’s office by 5:00 on April 10.

      Penalties are assessed immediately when installments are not in to the office by 5:00 p.m. on December 10 and April 10.

      You can learn more by visiting the Santa Clara County Tax Collector's website at http://www.sccgov.org/sites/tax/Pages/Santa-Clara-Tax-Collector's-Office.aspx.  

      The Tax Information Unit can be reached at (408) 808-7900 or by sending an email.

      The Tax Collector's Office is located on the 6th floor in the East Wing of the Santa Clara County Government Center. The address is:

      Tax Collector's Office
      70 West Hedding Street
      East Wing, 6th Floor
      San Jose, CA 95110

      Office Hours

      The Tax Collector's Office is open to the public Monday through Friday (except County holidays), between the hours of 8 AM to 5 PM


      The email address for the Tax Collector's Office is scctax@...

      Telephone Number Tax Information and main number is (408) 808-7900. You can speak with a staff member Monday through Friday, between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM


      A limited number of Free 1 hour parking spaces are available at the West Wing side of the Hedding Building. Please click here to access a parking map. Metered parking is available along Hedding Street, and there is parking offered in the parking garage (next to the National Guard Armory) at 171 West Hedding Street.

      Maps and Directions

      The Tax Collector’s office is located in the 12 story building on the corner of North First and Hedding. Click here for directions to the Tax Collector's Office.

      View and Pay your property tax online by credit card or eCheck.

      The Tax Collector's Office provides a web site, where Credit Card and e-check payments can be made. Credit Cards accepted are: Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover. Please note that additional credit card processing fees will be charged in addition to your payment. There is a fee of 2.5% ($1.00 minimum) for paying with a credit card.

      Please note:
      The fee for paying with an electronic check is $15.00 ($27.00 for large amounts).

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      Miri Bialik
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