Property Tax Deadline Fast Approaching

RIVERSIDE – In addition to the looming personal income tax deadline, Riverside County homeowners only have 10 days left to make good on the their annual property tax bills.

In October, the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office sent out bills seeking payments on more than 900,000 secured properties, including parcels, houses and condos.

The period to pay the first installment ended Dec. 10. The second and final installment is due April 10. Any payments received after that will be considered delinquent and incur a 10 percent late fee, according to county officials.

Tax payments can be made anytime online at Residents can also make payments in person at the tax collector’s offices: 4080 Lemon St. in Riverside; 38-686 El Cerrito Road in Palm Desert; and 40935 County Center Drive, Suite C in Temecula.

Credit card payments can be made via the Internet, or by calling (951) 955-3900, and include a 2 percent ”convenience fee.”

County officials said residents who don’t pay their taxes risk having a lien placed on their property.

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