Supervisor Simitian championed removing a County-imposed fee for taxpayers paying their property taxes online with an e-check because the fee was more than the actual processing cost. The Board removed the fee entirely. The convenience of an e-check now has more taxpayers paying online, and the County avoids the cost and delay of handling paper checks, as well as the last-minute flood of deadline-driven taxpayers coming into the County office.
Read our press release:
Pubic finds property tax payments "less taxing"
Read the Los Altos Town Crier story:
Public finds property tax payments less taxing