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Posted on: December 7, 2023

First Installment of 2023-24 Property Taxes Due Dec. 11

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Michelle Bodley, Nevada County Treasurer and Tax Collector, would like to remind property owners that the due date for the first installment of the 2023-2024 secured tax bill is December 11 at 5 p.m. Payments must be received in this office or show a postmark of December 11, 2023. If mailing close to this date, we highly encourage a hand stamped timely postmark to ensure timely payment. If received after the December 11 date without a timely postmark, a 10% penalty will be added for late payment.

If you own property in Nevada County and have not received a tax bill, a copy may be printed from the tax collector’s website.

Avoid the lines! Payment transactions can be made online or by phone at 1-877-445-5617 up until 11:59 PM on December 11. Information can be found online or by simply scanning the QR code on your bill. You must have your assessment number and amount due. Please note there is a 2.38% fee associated with credit/debit card transactions but no charge for electronic check.

Don’t want to come up to the office? A convenient outside drive-up drop box is available in the parking lot of the Rood Center at 950 Maidu Ave. in Nevada City until 5 p.m. on December 11. Follow the signs for location. 

For in-person payments, the Tax Collector's office is located on the second floor of the Rood Center. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Lines can be long on December 11 so plan accordingly. 

If mailing your payment, send payment along with your payment stub to P.O. Box 128, Nevada City, CA 95959-0128. Once again, if mailing close to Dec. 11,, it is IMPERATIVE to get a hand stamped timely postmark or you will run the risk of a penalty due to a late postmark. 


Do not want to mail or make the trip over the hill? There is a convenient drop-box located at Truckee Town Hall that will be open until 5 p.m. on December 11 . Payments are collected from the box daily but will not be transported to the Nevada City office until December 12. All payments received in the drop box by the 5 p.m. deadline on December 11 will be posted as timely.


We are encouraging all taxpayers who have unpaid taxes as of August 1, 2023, to take advantage of the California Mortgage and Property Tax Relief program. For more information, please visit

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