By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley) — San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector (ATC) Ensen Mason encourages property owners to pay the first installment of their property taxes by Thursday, 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 ATC 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 easy and secure online payment options at www.MyTaxCollector.com.
Electronic payments are accepted online at www.MyTaxCollector.com, and by phone at (909) 387-8308 or (760) 241-8829, and can be made using a checking or savings account free of charge.
Mailed payments should be sent to SBC Tax Collector at 268 West Hospitality Lane, First Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0360. Only payments with a USPS postmark cancellation on or before December 10, 2020, will be considered timely.
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 the Tax Collector at (909) 387-8308 or email TCAccounting@atc.sbcounty.gov.
Taxpayers who have been negatively affected by the Coronavirus pandemic can apply for a waiver of penalties on late payments resulting from the pandemic. Please visit our website at www.MyTaxCollector.com to obtain information on the COVID-19 penalty relief application, or also call us at (909) 387-8308.
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. Taxpayers who choose to pay in person are required to wear a mask and have their temperature taken at a contactless temperature kiosk inside the building entrance. For faster service, please bring a copy of your tax bill.