All About Your Property Taxes
The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to the property-owners in El Dorado County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and may not include all items or activities in the regular tax cycle.
Date establishing owner of record (lien date). The date taxable value is established and property taxes become a lien on the property.
Beginning of fiscal year
Unsecured bills due
Unsecured bill deadline. A 10% penalty plus $10.00 cost is added as of 5:00 p.m.
September (1st week)
Newspaper publication of delinquent taxes with taxpayer names and parcel numbers
Annual secured property tax bills mailed for current fiscal year.
Secured bill first installment due.
Secured bill deadline for payment of first installment. A 10% penalty is added as of 5:00 p.m.
Secured bill second installment due.
Secured bill deadline for payment of second installment. A 10% penalty plus $10.00 cost is added as of 5:00 p.m.
Delinquent notices mailed for any unpaid current year’s taxes.
End of fiscal year – unpaid taxes declared defaulted.
Delinquent Secured accounts are transferred to delinquent tax roll and additional penalties and fees applied.