NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX
Marin County's 2003-2004 property tax bills were mailed on September 26, 2003. Property owners, especially those who have recently purchased real estate, who have not received a tax bill, should call the Marin County Tax Collector's Office.
92,561 tax bills have been mailed. The 2003-2004 tax charge totals $485,451,296.40 compared to last years' charge of $452,653,808.36.
Annually, property tax bills are mailed during October and are payable in two installments. The first installment is due November 1 and must be paid on or before December 10, 2003, to avoid penalty. The second installment must be paid by the following April 10th. Both installments may be paid with the first installment.
Property owners are encouraged to pay early to avoid penalties. In accordance with State Law, the 2003-2004 first installment property taxes must be postmarked on or before December 10th or delivered to our office by 5:00 p.m. on December 10th to avoid penalty.
The Tax Collector's office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and the hours will be extended from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2003. The Tax Collector's Office is located in Room 202 in the Marin County Civic Center, Phone 499-6133.
MICHAEL J. SMITH
Marin County Treasurer-Tax Collector
P.O. Box 4220
San Rafael, CA 94913