In accordance with the provisions of Sections 2608 through 2610, Revenue and Taxation Code, State of California, notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the County of Riverside, State of California, that all real and personal property taxes for the 2012-2013 fiscal year will be payable on and subsequent to November 1, 2012.
The Treasurer-Tax Collector will be mailing out tax bills on 904,479 parcels totaling $2,677,029,480.98. Tax bills should be in the hands of the taxpayer after October 1, 2012 and not later than November 1, 2012,
with the exception of those taxpayers whose current address is not on record with the County Assessor’s office. If you own property in Riverside County and do not receive a tax bill, please contact the Tax Collector's office immediately either by telephone, letter, Internet web site, or in person.
Secured taxes are payable in two installments. The first installment of the 2012-2013 secured tax bill is due November 1, 2012 and is
delinquent at 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2012* and thereafter a 10% penalty will be added.
The second installment is due February 1, 2013 and is delinquent at 5:00 p.m. on
April 10, 2013* and thereafter a 10% penalty plus cost will be added. Both installments may be paid when the first installment is due. The second installment cannot be paid separately until the first installment is paid.
Payments by check may be made in the office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector
at the following locations:
County Administrative Center
4080 Lemon Street, 1st Floor
Riverside, CA 92501
Palm Springs Satellite Office
997 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste A
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Temecula Satellite Office
40935 County Center Dr, Ste C
Temecula, CA 92591
Or mailed to:
P.O. Box 12005
Riverside, CA 92502-2205
Normal office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
The Treasurer-Tax Collector's office is closed on Fridays, weekends and legal holidays.
After November 1, 2012 taxpayers may make inquiries and payment by using
one of the following:
telephone and internet systems are available
24 hours a day / 7 days a week at:
From 951 and 760 area codes only, 877-RIVCOTX (1-877-748-2689)
Under California law, it is the responsibility of each property owner to
obtain current year tax bills and to make the tax payment on or before December 10 and April 10.
Under State law, penalties cannot be excused due to failure
to receive a bill.
* If December 10th or April
10th falls on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday, a delinquency
penalty will not be charged if payment in full is received by 5 PM
or the close of business, which ever is later, on the next business
Treasurer and Tax Collector
Last modified on 12/19/2012 3:54 PM.