State law requires Social Security numbers in order to ensure that homeowners receive only one exemption.
Property Tax Assistance
If you are blind, disabled, or 62 years of age or older and on limited income, you may be eligible for one of the following programs:
(1) Property Tax Postponement
If have a limited annual income, you may defer the property taxes on your house, condo, or manufactured home. This deferred payment is a lien on the property and generally becomes due upon sale, change of residence, or death. For more information and the necessary application, call the State Controller's Office (toll free) at 1-800-952-5661 or visit them on the web at www.sco.ca.gov.
This program has been suspended by the State Controllers’ Office.
If you have limited annual income, the State provides for partial reimbursement on the property taxes on your home. Filing for this program will not result in a lien being placed on your property. For more information and the necessary application, call the State Franchise Tax Board (toll free) at 1-800-868-4171 or visit them on the web at www.ftb.ca.gov.
This program has been suspended by the State Franchise Tax Board.