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Property Tax deadline approaching

Deadline: Tue, Dec 10

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif – San Bernardino County Tax Collector Ensen Mason is encouraging property owners to pay the first installment of their property taxes by Tuesday, December 10, to avoid a 10% penalty. The Tax Collector’s Office offers many convenient ways to pay, including online, by phone, by mail, and in person.

“Property taxes fund key public services that enhance the quality of life for County residents,” said Mason. “I want to encourage property owners to do what they can to pay their property taxes by the December 10 deadline to avoid costly penalties as a result of late payments.”

Taxpayers can take advantage of ATC’s online payment option at, making it easy, secure, and Simply A Better Way To Do Business®.

Electronic payments are accepted online at, and by phone at (909) 387-8308, or (760) 241-8829, and can be made using a checking or savings account free of charge. Credit card payments are also accepted; however, they include a convenience fee charged by a third-party processing vendor. Property owners interested in electronic tax bill delivery can enroll online to receive property tax bills directly to their email.

In accordance with Revenue and Taxation Code §2503.2(b), the San Bernardino County Tax Collector currently requires taxpayers who make an aggregate payment of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more per year to submit their payment by ACH credit or wire transfer. For the County’s bank account information, please contact us at (909) 387-8308 or email us at You may pay online using eCheck or credit card on our website at

Mailed payments should be sent to the Tax Collector’s Office at 268 West Hospitality Lane, First Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0360. Only payments with a USPS postmark cancellation on or before December 10, 2019, will be considered timely.

Payments can be made in person at the Tax Collector’s Office during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Property Tax Payment Center located at the High Desert Government Center (HDGC), Veterans Affairs Office, 15900 Smoke Tree Street in Hesperia, is also open for a limited time from December 2, 2019 to December 10, 2019. Only checks and credit card payments will be accepted at the HDGC location. For faster service, please bring a copy of your tax bill.

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