The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returns in 2016. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes if they meet certain equity and income criteria.
If you have been exempt from the Mt. Diablo Mello Roos tax and notice that it is included in your 2016-2017 Secured Property Tax Bill, you may be receiving a corrected bill or refund in the near future.
PACE programs, under state law, allow local governments, state agencies, or inter-jurisdictional authorities to fund, through the issuance of bonds, the up-front cost of installing energy improvements on commercial and residential properties.
Please note that effective July 1, 2016 the service fee for credit card transactions increased to 2.50%. The fee for debit card transactions is still $3.50. There is no fee charged for e-check transactions.