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Treasurer-Tax Collector

All About Your Property Taxes

Important Dates

The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to the property-owners in El Dorado County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and may not include all items or activities in the regular tax cycle.


January 1 - Date establishing Assessee of Record (lien date).

July 1 - Beginning of the County fiscal year.

September - October - Annual secured property tax bills mailed for the current fiscal year.

November 1 - First installment due date.

December 10 - Deadline for payment of first installment; a 10% penalty is added to tax bill after this date.

February 1 - Second installment due date.

April 10 - Deadline for payment amount of second installment, 10% penalty plus $10.00 fee is added to the installment amount.

May - Delinquent notices mailed for any unpaid current year’s taxes.

June 30 - End of County fiscal year – unpaid taxes declared defaulted after this date.

September (1st week) - Required newspaper publication of delinquent taxes with taxpayer names and parcel numbers.

When the delinquent date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the time of delinquency is 5 p.m. on the next business day.