Pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 2503.2, if you plan to make an aggregate payment of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more on the two most recent installments of secured taxes or on the one installment of the most recent unsecured tax, you are required to make your payment to Contra Costa County via "Wire Transfer."
The FED WIRE TRANSFER must be completed before the tax payment delinquent dates of DECEMBER 10 and APRIL 10 for the secured and unitary taxes or AUGUST 31 for unsecured taxes. To facilitate crediting of payments, it is important that you contact the Tax Collector's Office to confirm the intended wire transfer. Please contact us in advance by mail or phone to make arrangements for your wire transfer.
In the "message line" of your FED WIRE TRANSFER, please include the following data:
Account Owner Name
Tax Year shown on the bill
Assessor's Parcel Number(s)
Installment Number (1st or 2nd)
Contact Person's Name
Contact Phone Number
Original installment "coupons" from the bottom of the tax bill which support the sum of the wire transfer must be received in our office before their due date. Please forward the coupons to the attention of Corrie Gideon at P.O. Box 631, Martinez, CA 94553. "Copies" of original coupons or printouts from the internet are not acceptable.
Wire Transfer Instructions
Bank Name: WELLS FARGO BANK
Location: 902 Main Street, Martinez, California 94553
ABA Number: 121000248
Bank Acct No. 494-5085850
For more information, please refer to our brochure.