According to C. L. Raffety, Treasurer-Tax Collector of El Dorado County, the second installment of the secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before midnight April 10.
The law allows payments postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service on or before April 10 to be accepted as timely. The mailing address for property tax payments is P.O. Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002. On-line payments may be made until midnight April 10.
For taxpayer's convenience, secured property taxes may be paid on-line at the Tax Collector's secure website. The third party provider accepts payment of Electronic Funds Transfer or credit cards Discover and American Express.
To make on-line payments or to find answers to tax payers most frequently asked property tax questions, access the Tax Collector's website at http://www.edcgov.us/taxcollector.
Taxpayers paying property tax through their private bank's on-line payment system should be sure to enter their parcel number as the account number.
If there are questions on the assessed value of the property, taxpayers are encouraged to call the Assessor's Office at 530-621-5719 directly. Questions regarding the computation of the tax should be directed to the Auditor/Controller's Office at 530- 621-5470. Questions regarding Direct Charges should be directed to the district's phone number listed on the tax bill. Questions regarding the total amount to pay should be directed to the Tax Collector's Office at 530-621-5800.