How to Pay Property Taxes

Paying your property taxes annually can occasionally be an inconvenient procedure. First, there is the wait for your official taxation notice to arrive in the mail. Then, there is the necessity of mailing the payment to the state tax collector. Following that, you wait and hope the payment arrives prior to the cut-off date to prevent a late payment. Luckily, most countries now allow you to pay your property taxes online using a credit card. It’s a much faster procedure, complete with instant confirmation of this funds being received. With a credit card takes the hassle out of paying your property taxation, and even leaves you having a record of the payment in the form of a credit card charge.

Find the web site to your county’s tax offices which allows you to pay online. At the city of San Francisco, the site you need is for the office of the treasurer & tax collector.

Log on to the secured real estate tax information and payment site to get a list of your tax invoice. Enter the address to your property and press the”Begin Search” button. The system will search through county records before it finds your particular tax record.

Read the taxation record and locate the payment summary section. Fill in the region alongside”Pay Full Amount” then choose online payment.

Choose the cover by debit card or credit card option and enter your credit card information. Note you will need to pay a convenience fee for using your credit card. The commission in 2010 is 2.25 percent of the total taxes paid. There’s also a limit on paying with a credit card of $99,999.99

Complete the transaction so as to cover your tax invoice with the online payment method.

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