Treasurer-Tax Collector
The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department operates three divisions - Treasury, Property Tax, and Central Collections. While the activities of each division are unique, the primary purpose of the department as a whole is to collect revenue owed to the County, cities, special districts, school districts, and the court system. The department is committed to providing excellent customer service and assuring effective utilization of the public’s tax dollars through a program of performance measurement and management.
Property Tax Payment Options

Pay by credit card or e-check using our online system or by calling 1-866-542-4089.

Convenience Fee - The company we use to process electronic payments will add the following convenience fee to your total bill: Credit Cards/Debit Cards - 2.5% of the bill, E-Check - $3.00 flat fee per check .

If you have questions about the assessed value of your property, please contact the Butte County Assessor's Office at assessorsoffice@buttecounty.net or call 530-538-7721.

Please Note: For those seeking secured tax bill amounts for the 2015/16  fiscal year,  the figures will not be available until late September. This is the traditional timeframe for generating the annual secured tax bills. Until the 2015/16 secured tax roll is created, the amount due will appear as $0.Currently, you can view and pay defaulted secured taxes, unsecured taxes and supplemental bills through the online system.

By Mail

Payments by mail must be postmarked on or before the due date listed on the payment stub.  Please make checks payable to the Butte County Tax Collector. Write your assessment number on your check and include your tax bill payment stub, if available.

Exception: Delinquent property taxes with a final due date of June 30th must be received by the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Department on or before that date. 

In Person

The Treasurer-Tax Collector's office is located on the bottom floor of the Butte County Administration building in Oroville. The Property Tax Division accepts cash, checks, and money orders at the front counter and provides a public computer terminal for online payments. During December and April, check and money order payments may be placed in a secured drop box located directly in front of the Treasurer-Tax Collector's office.

Address & Office Hours

Butte County Treasurer-Tax Collector
25 County Center Drive, Suite 125
Oroville, CA 95965

Open Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Find Us

Contact Us

530-538-7701
taxes@buttecounty.net

Make Payment    View and Print Tax Bill

 Contact Treasurer

Treasurer-Tax Collector

Property Tax Division
530.538.7701
taxes@buttecounty.net

Central Collections Division
530.538.7362
collections@buttecounty.net

Treasury Division
530.538.7576
treasury@buttecounty.net

 Locations & Hours

25 County Center Drive
Suite 125

Oroville, CA 95965

Map of County Complex

Office Hours
Monday  - Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm

Excludes Holidays

 News & Announcements

8/7/2015 - The California State Controller's Office will be reinstating the the Property Tax Postponement Program for taxpayers who meet certain eligibility requirements. More about the program.

8/3/2015 - The 2015-16 unsecured property tax bills were mailed at the end of July and are accessible online to view and pay as well. The property taxes are due by August 31st. More about payment options.

 7/30/2015 - The 2015/16 secured property tax bills for the 2015-16 fiscal year will be mailed in October. The first installment is always due November 1st but there is a grace period to pay without penalties until December 10th. 

 7/30/2015 - Delinquent Traffic Tickets and Infractions Amnesty Program begins October 1, 2015. More about eligibility requirements