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Why are delinquencies highest among new property owners?
The primary reasons delinquencies are highest among new property owners are:
  • Lack of knowledge of property tax delinquency dates
  • Misunderstanding as to who is to pay the taxes-the property owner or his/her lender
  • Not inquiring about taxes until a tax bill is received
  • Not reading or understanding the title reports or escrow papers as they pertain to taxes, which have not been paid at close of escrow

Please read your title and escrow papers carefully to determine which taxes were paid in escrow and which remain unpaid. Please contact the Tax Collector's Office with any questions.

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1. When are property tax bills mailed?
2. Who determines the amount of my property taxes?
3. Why are delinquencies highest among new property owners?
4. What if I do not receive my annual property tax bill?
5. Who provides the address shown on the property tax bill?
6. How do I change the address where my tax bill is mailed?
7. How do I apply for a homeowner's exemption?
8. Is the annual property tax bill the only tax bill I will receive?
9. How does a supplemental tax bill affect me?
10. Why am I getting two supplemental tax bills?
11. What if I have other questions?