The Tax Collector processes
tax billings and collections for jurisdictions within Imperial County.
Taxes include Secured real estate taxes, Supplemental taxes, Unsecured taxes
(personal property taxes not secured to real estate) and Delinquent Secured
and Unsecured taxes. The annual tax charge is over $70 million.
The Tax Collector also
administers payment plans, as prescribed by R & T Code, and the state’s
Property Tax Postponement and Homeowners Assistance programs for seniors,
blind and disabled persons. The office conducts public auctions of tax
defaulted properties. collects Transient Occupancy taxes, and business
licenses fees. The Tax Collector also administers parcel map certificates
and issues mobile home tax clearance certificates. This department is
responsible for numerous legal notices, publications and other mandated