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 Auctions

Sealed Bid Auction - January 10, 2017

The next auction of tax-defaulted properties is scheduled for January 10, 2017 but will be limited to the owners of parcels adjacent to the properties eligible for sale. Per California Revenue and Taxation Code section 3692(c), when parcels subject to tax sale are considered unusable due to their size, location or other condition, the tax collector has the authority to offer the property to owners of adjacent parcels. The sale authorization approved by the Board of Supervisors and a sample bid form are provided below:

January 10, 2016 Sealed Bid Auction Parcels 
Sample Sealed Bid Auction - Bid Form

June 2016 Tax Auction Update

A total of 50 properties were sold during the June 17 - 20, 2016 auction of tax-defaulted properties through Bid4Assets. Tax Deeds to those who purchased property at the auction were recorded on July 7, 2016. If the properties sold for more than the taxes, penalties and fees due, parties of interest (owners, lienholders, etc.) may file a claim for excess proceeds. More about filing for excess proceeds.

Tax Auction Resources and Information

Tax Auction Excess Proceeds

Available Excess Proceeds

Historical List of Excess Proceeds:

Excess proceeds from the property tax auctions listed below have already been disbursed in accordance with California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 4675.


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Treasurer-Tax Collector

Property Tax Division

Central Collections Division

Treasury Division

 Locations & Hours

25 County Center Drive
Suite 125

Oroville, CA 95965

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

Excludes Holidays

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