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Chief Administrative Office

Property Tax

One of the most frequent questions we hear is “How is my property tax spent? Where does it go?”

Property taxes are a major source of unrestricted revenue for schools, cities, special districts and the County general fund. Generally, property taxes are allocated within a county based upon the historical share of property tax received by local agencies prior to Proposition 13. Under certain conditions, taxes may be reallocated. In El Dorado County, it looks like this:

Tax Dollars