Important Dates -- Property Tax Calendar

The following list of important dates and deadlines is provided to assist property owners in Sacramento County.

January 1
Lien Date for next assessment roll year. This is the date when taxes for the next fiscal year become a lien on the property.
 
*February 15
Deadline to file exemption claims timely and receive full exemption.
 
April 1
Due date for filing statements for business personal property, aircraft and boats. Business property owners must file a statement each year detailing the cost of all supplies, machinery, equipment, leasehold improvements, fixtures and land owned at each location within Sacramento County.
 
*April 10
Last day to pay second installment of secured property taxes without penalty. This tax is based on property values determined for the January lien date 15 months earlier.
 
May 7
Last day to file a business personal property statement without incurring a 10% penalty.
 
July 1
Close of assessment roll and the start of the new assessment roll year. The assessment roll is the official list of all taxable property within the County.
 
July 2
First day to file assessment appeal applications with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.
 
*August 31
Last day to pay taxes on unsecured tax bills without penalty.
 
September 1
Last day to request mailing address changes for annual secured tax bill.
 
*November 30
Last day to file an assessment appeal application for reduced assessment with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors for annual tax bills.
 
*December 10
Last day to pay first installment of secured property tax bills without penalty.
 
* If date falls on Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, mail postmarked on the next business day shall be deemed on time.