The Santa Cruz County Treasurer is the fiscal custodian of the county and is responsible for the administration as well as collection, management, and distribution of property taxes other duties include:
Receipt, deposits, and disbursement of cash
Supervision of county bank accounts
Cash flow projections
Short-term investment of idle funds
Long-term investment of trust funds
Registration of warrants
Tax Lien Sale
The County Treasurer plays a crucial role in county government administration.
**2021 TAX BILLS ARE BEING MAILED OUT**
PLEASE CLICK ON THE PARCEL SEARCH
WITH THE MAGNIFYING GLASS LINK TO SEE TAX AMOUNTS ONLINE.
PROPERTIES WITH BACK TAXES PLEASE CONFIRM AMOUNT WITH US OVER THE PHONE.
WE CAN SEND COPIES BY EMAIL OR VERBALLY GIVE THE AMOUNT THROUGH THE PHONE.
The Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office now accepts credit/debit card payments online or by phone! Same fees apply paying in person/online/over the phone.
The Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office does not receive any portion of the convenience fee. For online payments, the Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office is not permitted to charge additional fees. In addition, the Treasurer's Office is not allowed to deduct banking fees from the tax (levy) collected, which would result in apportioning a lesser amount to the taxing jurisdictions.