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Property Tax Notifications by Email


The Department of Tax and Collections added an “E-mail Opt-in” link to the Office of the Assessor’s website. This link allows property owners to register and access the secured Member Services page for information related to their properties. By opting in, property owners will receive electronic notifications related to their assessments and property tax bills via electronic mail in lieu of the printed mail via the United States Postal Service.


The Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) and PIN can be obtained upon request to the Office of the Assessor. This information will also be included in the ‘Notice of Assessed Value’ letter mailed by the Office of the Assessor.

To register follow the link

image of Notice of Assessed value with the APN and PIN numbers highlighted
Above is a sample Notice of Assessed Value letter with the APN and PIN required to access Member Services online.

By opting in, property owners will receive notifications related to their secured property tax bills directly from the Department of Tax and Collections.

Benefits to Property owners include:

  • Receive tax bills and reminders on time to avoid penalties and late fees;
  • Access their billing information in a safe environment;
  • Receive summary of all current or due tax bills in one email;
  • An inline link provides ability to go directly to tax bills online;
  • View, save and/or download related tax bills;
  • Designate more than one email account to access the bill information;
  • Manage email account subscriptions as needed;
  • Pay their secured property tax bills by credit/debit card, or eChecks. Payments made by eCheck are free of convenience fees;
  • Make partial payments on a tax bill.

If you need assistance with the sign up process, please contact:

Information Systems
Assessor’s Office
County Government Center
East Wing, 5th Floor
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 408-299-6500
Fax: 408-298-9446

For questions related to Property tax bills and statements, please contact Department of Tax and Collections:

County of Santa Clara
Department of Tax and Collections

70 West Hedding Street
East Wing, 6th Floor
San Jose, California 95110-1767
(408) 808-7900

Last updated: 4/24/2019 1:39 PM