Tax Collector - General Information


The Tax Collector’s office is responsible for the billing and collecting of all real and personal property taxes. These taxes are the assessments on secured, unsecured, supplemental, bulk transfer, and delinquent roll taxes. The department assists taxpayers, other departments, members of the public and business partners with timely and accurate information regarding local property taxation and programs.


The County Tax Collector is an elected official governed by the Revenue and Taxation Code and is responsible for the billing and collection of all real and personal property taxes. These taxes are the assessments on secured, unsecured, supplemental, and delinquent roll property taxes. In addition, the office collects the Motel/Hotel Transient Occupancy Tax and administers the Senior Citizen Postponement and the Property Tax Assistance Program for Seniors, Blind, and Disabled. The Tax Collector is responsible for the auction of all tax defaulted properties.

 

The Merced County Tax Collector's office is located on the main floor of the County Administration Building at 2222 M Street, Merced, CA 95340. The office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Telephone (209) 385-7592 • Fax (209) 725-3905