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Property Tax Payment Instructions

Check Or Money Order Payee Name

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 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 W. Hedding Street
East Wing 6th Floor
San Jose, CA 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: 9/13/2019 12:59 PM