Step by Step Instructions for Filling Out the Property Tax Penalty Cancellation Form
To complete your form, follow each step below:
Submit your form online or submit your form by mail:
Open the form and read the information on the last page of the form.
Complete the informational section at the top of the Property Tax Penalty Cancellation Form, include your contact information, mailing address, tax bill information, APN/Assessment Number, etc.
This step is very important! Describe in detail the reason for requesting a cancellation of penalty. Attach documentation that supports the basis of your request to cancel your tax penalty.
For example, if you have suffered a financial hardship as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and/or Shelter in Place Orders, please provide relevant documentation that validates your statements. Some examples of supporting documents are bank statements, notice from your employer impacting your job, proof of unemployment filing, etc.
Sign and date the form and submit online or by mail.
In consideration of the current pandemic, the Department of Tax and Collections will endeavor to provide you with a response within a reasonable time frame.