Property Tax Postponement

The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal residence if they meet certain criteria including 40 percent equity in the home and an annual household income of $35,500 or less.

The filing period for the 2019-20 tax year is extended to June 1, 2020, for homeowners affected by earthquakes, fires, or flooding in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Shasta, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Ventura, and Yolo counties. For information, please refer to the flyer.

Please call (800) 952-5661 or email postponement@sco.ca.gov if you prefer to have an application mailed to you. 

For a quick reference, download a flyer in [English] [ en Español(Spanish)] [中文 (Chinese)] [sa Tagalog (Tagalog)].

For more detailed information, please refer to the Fact Sheet or Frequently Asked Questions, call toll-free (800) 952-5661, or email postponement@sco.ca.gov.

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