Payment Deadline for Unsecured Property Taxes in August 31

Payment Deadline for Unsecured Property Taxes in August 31

Tulare County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector, Rita Woodard, would like to remind taxpayers that Unsecured Tax bills are now due.  Please note that the delinquent date is August 31, 2017.  If your payment is not received or postmarked by the delinquent date, a 10% penalty will be added to your bill. 

The 2017/2018 Unsecured Tax bills were mailed in July. If you did not receive your Unsecured Tax bill or are unable to find it, you may view and print a copy from our website at, or you may come to our office at 221 South Mooney Blvd., Room 104E, Visalia.  The Tax Collector’s phone number is 559-636-5250.

Payment Options:  Payment can be made by mail in the envelope provided with your bill, or in the office by cash, check or credit card.  Additionally, taxpayers can pay current bills online at our website ( or by phone (1-800-265-9581) by either credit card or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). Please note that a convenience fee will be charged by our vendor for credit card payments, EFT transactions are now FREE.

Drop Box:  The Tax Collector’s office has a convenient curbside drop box for tax payments made by check.  It is located in the northeast parking lot (next to Mooney Blvd.) at the Visalia Courthouse.  The box is easy to locate by following the signs and looking for the red, white and blue pennants hanging in the parking lot.  No more worrying about parking; just drive up and drop your payment in the box!  Please include your Assessor Parcel Number (APN) on your check and also enclose your payment stub in your envelope.

Payee & Address:  Please make your property tax check payable to Rita A. Woodard, Tulare County Tax Collector, put your parcel number in the memo field, include your payment stub(s) and mail your payment to:

Tulare County Tax Collector

PO Box 30329

Los Angeles, CA 90030-0329

Property Value Questions:  Any questions regarding values, addresses, or assessments should be directed to the Tulare County Assessor’s Office at 559-636-5159. 

POSTMARKS: The postmark is generally applied, either by machine or by hand, with cancellation bars and is primarily used to prevent postage from being re-used. Taxpayers who send their payments by mail are cautioned that the USPS only postmarks certain mail depending on the type of postage used. Additionally, the USPS may not postmark mail on the same day it is deposited by a taxpayer.