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Treasurer-Tax Collector mails over 1 million property tax bills

First property tax installment is due Nov. 1

SAN DIEGO – Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister announced his office started mailing more than 1 million 2023-2024 secured property tax bills this week.

"Property taxes fund essential county and city services," McAllister said. "Public health, public schools and many more critical services are funded by these tax dollars, so we encourage taxpayers to pay their taxes as early as possible. This year we expect to generate $8.63 billion in property taxes."

All 1,013,632 secured tax bills are available at to view and pay. Property owners can pay online using an e-check. Taxpayers will also get an immediate, emailed receipt for payment confirmation if they use the online payment system at

The first property tax installment is due Wednesday, Nov. 1, and becomes delinquent after Sunday, Dec. 10. The second installment is due Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, and becomes delinquent after Thursday, April 11, 2024.

The total amount owed by property taxpayers is $566 million more than last year's total of $8.1 billion. Rising home prices and new residential units are contributing to the increase.

Property owners who have not received their tax bill by Tuesday, Oct. 31, can find their tax bill information online or call the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office toll free at 877-829-4732.

Property taxes fund schools, libraries and other services provided by local cities and the county. Visit to see how taxes are allocated.


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