Under California Revenue and Taxation code 3691, any property that has unpaid current year or prior year taxes, assessments, penalties and costs that remain unpaid as of July 1st of the current year will be declared delinquent and tax-defaulted by the Tax Collector. If these properties have unpaid balances after five years, they may be sold at a tax auction. To avoid a tax sale, there are two options. First is the payment in full before June 30 of the fifth year. Second is the establishment of an installment payment plan which must be maintained currently and can only be initiated prior to the start of the sixth year of delinquency.
This list of properties has been published to provide notice of the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s intent to record a Power to Sell on July 1, 2016. These properties have at least one installment of secured property taxes that have been delinquent for five or more years as of July 1, 2016.
This list contains properties that have at least one installment of secured property taxes that have been delinquent for five or more years or that have been delinquent for three or more years and the latest reminder notice of delinquent property taxes has been returned to the Treasurer-Tax Collector as undeliverable. These properties may be able to start an installment payment plan to pay outstanding balances due prior to June 30, 2017. Once these properties have at least one installment of delinquent property taxes over five years old, no installment payment plan is available, and to prevent the property from being sold at tax auction, all outstanding balances must be paid in full. Click the link below for a payment plan application:
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