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Property Taxes - Payment Instructions

Make check or money order payment to: SCC DTAC

 

MAILING INSTRUCTIONS:

The County of Santa Clara, Department of Tax and Collections has partnered with an external lockbox service to process property tax payments.

Below are the different addresses (on your stub/coupon) that your bill payments are sent to:

SECURED BILLS (Secured Annual, Secured Escape)

DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND COLLECTIONS

PO BOX 60534

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA  91716-0534

 

SUPPLEMENTAL BILLS

                        DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND COLLECTIONS

                        PO BOX 60530

                        CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA  91716-0530

 

            UNSECURED, OTHER BILL TYPES, AND CORRESPONDENCE

DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND COLLECTIONS

70 W HEDDING STREET

EAST WING, 6TH FLOOR

SAN JOSE, CA  95110-1767

 

Use the courtesy envelope provided and return the appropriate stub(s)/coupon(s) with your payment to ensure timely processing. Include your mailing address, the Parcel Number, suffix and installment number of the bill being paid on your check or money order. A returned check fee will be charged for all checks returned unpaid by the bank. If returned after the delinquent date, the Tax Collector must charge the penalties required by state law.

To ensure a timely payment, the payment envelope must be properly addressed and sent with the required postage. It will be deemed received on the date of the United States Post Office cancellation mark stamped on the envelope (Sec. 2512, R & T Code).

To understand the different postage types and how they affect your bill payment, please take a few moments to read: Understanding Postmarks.

 

If a payment is sent through an independent delivery service, it must be deposited for shipment with an independent delivery service that is an Internal Revenue Service designated delivery service (https://www.irs.gov/filing/private-delivery-services-pds)  in a sealed envelope or package, properly addressed with the required fee prepaid; delivery of which shall not be later than 5:00 p.m. on the next business day after the delinquency date. Send independent delivery service payments to:
    First Data Remitco
    Attention:  Lockbox 60530/Santa Clara Supplemental
    2525 Corporate Park, #250
    Monterey Park, CA  91754

 

NOTE: If you submit your stub(s) with your check, it normally takes 2 to 5 business days to process your check from the date we receive your payment in the mail. However, if you do not submit your payment stub(s) with your check, it could take up to 15 business days to process your check​​​

 

OFFICE LOCATION AND HOURS:

Our office is located at:

County Government Center

70 West Hedding Street

East Wing 6th Floor

San Jose, California  95110

 

Office Hours:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, excluding County Holidays
Phone Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday – Friday, excluding County Holidays

 

PAY ONLINE:

You can pay online using a credit/debit card or using an electronic check at:

taxpayment.sccdtac.org

 

There is no fee if you pay by electronic check. Credit and Debit Card convenience fee amounts are detailed on the payment site.

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Last updated: 12/4/2017 9:09 AM