Payment Options



Check (personal, bank, cashier’s, and post office money orders) and cash are accepted in the office, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, holidays excepted.  Office is closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1:00 pm daily.
Checks returned by the bank for any reason, shall be subject to a returned check charge. Any record of payment shall be cancelled and any receipt issued shall be voided.




Mail to: San Benito County Tax Collector, 440 Fifth St., Room 107, Hollister, CA 95023.
Make checks payable to Melinda Casillas or San Benito County Tax Collector.


Please enclose the PAYMENT STUB(S) with your check.
The Parcel Number must be written on the face of the check.
Do not mail currency.





For your convenience we now accept payments online using a credit card, debit card or e-check.  

Official Payment charges a Convenience Fee to process credit card, debit card and e-check transactions.  Please review your information before processing your payment.

You may print a receipt when the payment has been processed.


As of June 30th, 2011 Credit Card payments will not be accepted at the office window.  Credit card and e-check payments will only be accepted on-line or over the telephone.


 To make payments over the phone call  1-855-338-6302


On-line and telephone payments may not be split between different payment types.  We will not accept part of the payment with a credit card and the remainder on a check.  Nor split the payment between two different credit cards.




Instructions to View and Pay Property Tax Bill Online



Agree to the disclaimer by clicking on the  link below.  This will open a new window asking for your search criterion. 


If you have the assessment number:  Select “contains” as search type.  Enter the first nine digits into the Assessement or Fee Parcel search field.  Do not include any spaces or dashes.


If you do not have the assessment number:  Enter the numerical street address of the property into the Property Address search field.


This will give you a list of properties to choose from.  Click on the Asmt Number to view the property taxes.


To view previous year tax bills:  To view the previous year tax bill click on the  “Select Roll Year” drop down menu.  The historical roll begins with the 2011-2012 fiscal year.



 The option for online payment is contained within the tax bill.  When viewing your tax bill you can add the First and/or Second Installment to the Shopping Cart for payment.  The Payment line is located under the Balance Due line.  The Balance Due line is highlighted in light blue. 

  • Check which payment installment you would like to make and Add to Cart. 
  • This link opens a new screen asking if you will be paying by e-check or credit card.  Choose payment option.
  • This link will open a screen showing Balance Due including the Convenience Fee.  If you agree to payment a screen will open directing you to enter payment information.  If paying by E-Check you will need your bank routing and account number.


After you have clicked on the Asmt number to view taxes a new window will open.  Click on the “View Tax Bill” link toward the top of the page; the words are in red.  This will open a new window generating a copy of the current tax bill.  If you have made one or both payments, the word PAID will be in grey on the paid coupon(s) at the bottom of the page.  To get a copy click on the print icon.


Please Read the Below Disclaimer Before Proceeding


This service has been provided to allow easy access and a visual display of County Assessor and County Treasurer-Tax Collector information. A reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the data provided; nevertheless some information may be out of date or may not be accurate. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility arising from the use of this information. ASSOCIATED DATA IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties for merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Do not make any business decisions based on this data before validating the data. [Revenue and Taxation code Section 408.3]
California Government Code 6254.21 states that “No state or local agency shall post the home address or telephone number of any elected or appointed official on the Internet without first obtaining the written permission of the individual.”


Any resale of this information is prohibited.


By clicking on the link below, you agree to the terms of this disclaimer.


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Agencies interested in having access to the database, please contact the Assessor’s office for information and rates: