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.
Treasurer-Tax Collector


"I am honored to be entrusted with the duties of Treasurer-Tax Collector, and committed to preserving the tradition of fiscal conservatism and prudent management of public funds for the benefit of the citizens of Butte County, county departments, schools and special districts. I am personally dedicated to excellence in the performance of all duties and am proud to say that the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office is well known for its culture of professionalism, teamwork and superior customer service."  

More about Treasurer-Tax Collector Peggy Moak
The Treasurer-Tax Collector's Department operates three distinct divisions - Property Tax, Central Collections and the Treasury.  The primary purpose of the department  is to collect and manage the investment of revenues owed to the County, cities, special districts, school districts, and the Superior Court.  Read more.

News & Announcements

  • Important Notice: Property owners have until 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2016 to pay current year taxes before they transfer to a "defaulted" tax status on July 1. Payments must be in the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office by the close of business (postmarks are not accepted at the end of a fiscal year) Additionally, online payments will only be accepted until 5:00 pm on the 30th.  
    Pay your property taxes by e-check for free!
    Where do your taxes go?
    California has reinstated the Property Tax Postponement Program with new rules.
    Butte County latest auction of tax-defaulted properties was held June 17-20, 2016 . Read more.
    A statewide Traffic Ticket  & Driver's License Reinstatement  program is in effect through March 31, 2017.


Property Tax 


Central Collections



The  Property Tax Division is responsible for billing and collecting taxes assessed on real and personal property in Butte County (land, structures, manufactured homes, boats, businesses, etc.). Read more.
   The Central Collections Division serves as the collection agency for Butte County departments and Superior Court.  The division also issues business licenses and permits, and distributes victim restitution payments.  Read more.
  The Treasury Division provides banking and investment services to County departments, school districts, special districts, and Superior Court. The division also handles the escheatment of unclaimed estates.  Read more.


Make Payment    View and Print Tax Bill

 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

10/15/15 -  The 2015/16 secured property tax bills are available to view and pay online and hard copies have been mailed. The first installment is due November 1st but there is a grace period to pay without penalties until December 10th. 

10/1/15 - The statewide Traffic Ticket Amnesty and Driver's License Reinstatement programs are in effect through March 31, 2017. Read more.