How do I pay my property tax in San Francisco?

You can pay your San Francisco property taxes by online payment, phone, mail, in person or by wire transfer.

If paying your property tax bill online, you may pay secured, supplemental, escape and redemption property tax online using a credit card, debit card or E-check. Certain convenience fee for online payment may apply.

To pay your property bill in San Francisco over the phone, you can call 1-800-890-1950. You will need a credit card or debit card to pay over the telephone. Certain convenience fees for telephone payment may apply.

You can also pay your San Francisco property tax bill through the mail. The envelope with your tax bill will contain payment stubs for each installment and two pre-addressed envelopes. Checks and money orders should be made payable to SF Tax Collector and should have your property Block and Lot Number written on them. According to the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector you should never send money. Your envelope must be postmarked before the delinquent date on your property tax bill.

The mailing address to pay your property tax bill is:

San Francisco City and County Tax Collector Real Estate Tax
P.O. Box 7426
San Francisco, CA 94120-7426

You can also pay your San Francisco property taxes in person at the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector. Located at City Hall — Room 140m1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place. You can pay using check, money order or cashier's check. You can also pay your San Francisco property tax bill using wire transfer.

According to the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector if you plan to make a payment of fifty thousand dollars or more you are required to make your payment via Wire Transfer. The wire transfer must be completed before the tax payment delinquent dates shown on your tax bill. Click here for more information on wire transfer instructions. 

 

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