Property tax delinquency date is April 12

Treasurer-Tax Collector

The second installment of the secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before April 12, according to K. E. Coleman, El Dorado County treasurer-tax collector.

“Due to the usual delinquency date of April 10 falling on a Saturday, taxpayers have an additional few days to pay this year,” said Coleman.

To pay online or to find answers to the most frequently asked property tax questions property owners can access the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office website at Taxpayers can also view or print copies of their tax bills from this website.

Electronic check and credit card payments made through this website are accepted as timely if paid before midnight April 12. Accepted cards include Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. The third-party credit card processing company charges an administrative processing fee for this service. If paying through a bank’s online bill payment system, it is recommended to make payments no less than 10 days before the delinquent date. The law requires the application of late penalties on all payments received after April 12.

The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office is open to receive payments in person at the tax counter from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. There are also secured payment bins outside both El Dorado County Government Center Building B entrances at 360 Fair Lane, Placerville. Payment bins are accessible only during office hours. The bins are emptied and secured after hours for payment security.

Staff is available to answer tax questions during office hours at (530) 621-5800 or by email to (email protected) The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office is not able to accept payments submitted by phone or email.