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 Billing and Due Dates
  
July 1 

Beginning of fiscal year and mailing of unsecured property tax bills.

August 1

Unsecured property tax payment is due.
August 31

Final day to pay unsecured property taxes. A 10% penalty is added to total due after 5:00 p.m. Additionally, interest begins to accrue at 1.5% per month and additional fees are added to cover the cost of the lien process ($20.65 for the courtesy lien notice and $15.00 per lien recorded).

October

Secured property tax bills are mailed.

November 1

First secured property tax installment is due and delinquent unsecured accounts accrue additional monthly penalties of 1.5% until paid.

December 10

Final day to pay the first installment of secured property taxes. A 10% penalty is added after 5:00 p.m. Online payments, however, will be accepted as timely if paid by midnight on the final due date.

February 1

Second installment of secured property taxes is due.

April 10

Final day to pay the second installment of secured property taxes. A 10% penalty and an additional $30.65 charge is added to the bill after 5:00 p.m. Online payments, however, will be accepted as timely if paid by midnight on the final due date.

May

Reminder notices are mailed to property owners with outstanding current secured taxes.

June 30

End of the fiscal year.

July 1

Delinquent secured property tax accounts are transferred to delinquent tax rolls. Additional monthly penalties accrue at 1.5% per month on any unpaid prior year balance. A $15.00 redemption fee is also added to the bill.

Note: If a final due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the taxes may be paid without penalty until 5:00 pm on the next business day.   

Make Payment    View and Print Tax Bill

 Contact Treasurer

Treasurer-Tax Collector

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

April 10th was the final deadline to pay the 2nd installment of 2013/14 secured property taxes and late fees have been added to outstanding tax bills. However, property owners have until June 30th to pay this fiscal year's taxes. On July 1st, outstanding propterty taxes will convert to a "default" status and additional penalites will apply. More about payment options.