To view or pay property taxes (Secured, Unsecured, Supplemental)
Welcome to the San Mateo County Tax Collector Website!

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Important Dates

July 1 Beginning of fiscal year
August 31 Unsecured deadline. A 10% penalty is added and a $35.00 collection fee
October Treasurer-Tax Collector mails out original secured property tax bills
November 1 First installment of secured taxes is due and payable
December 10 First installment of secured taxes payment deadline. A 10% penalty is added (*)
January 1 Tax Lien date (affects the upcoming fiscal year)
January Treasurer-Tax Collector mails delinquent notices for any unpaid first installment current secured taxes
February 1 Second installment of secured taxes due and payable
April 10 Second installment of secured taxes payment deadline. A 10% penalty plus $40.00 cost is added.
May Treasurer-Tax Collector mails delinquent notices for any unpaid, second installment current secured taxes
June 30 End of fiscal year

 

(*) If a delinquent date falls on a weekend or holiday, the delinquent date is the next business day.