About the Treasurer's Office
The Santa Cruz County Treasurer is the fiscal custodian of the county and is responsible for the administration as well as collection, management, and distribution of property taxes other duties include:
- Tax administration
- Receipt, deposits, and disbursement of cash
- Supervision of county bank accounts
- Cash flow projections
2022 Tax amounts are available online just click on the link below:
- Tax Lien Sale will be held on Feb. 23, 2023 in person registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Auction starting at 9:00 a.m.
- Owners paying taxes 2021 and prior years only certified funds will be accepted (cash, money orders, cashier's checks)
If a tax lien has been purchased (Pursuant to ARS 42-18151), property tax liens may be redeemed by the owner. If redeemed by the agent, assignee or attorney, or by any persona having a legal claim in the property, right to redeem is required. (If being redeemed by a mortgage company or finance company, the loan number with owner's name on check will be accepted as right to redeem).
**MONEY ORDERS, CASHIER'S CHECK OR CASH IS ONLY ACCEPTED IF REDEEMING A PROPERTY**
The Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office now accepts credit/debit card payments online or by phone! Same fees apply paying in person/online/over the phone. Just click on the Visa, Mastercard picture link on the bottom of the webpage.
The Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office does not receive any portion of the convenience fee. For online payments, the Santa Cruz County Treasurer's Office is not permitted to charge additional fees. In addition, the Treasurer's Office is not allowed to deduct banking fees from the tax (levy) collected, which would result in apportioning a lesser amount to the taxing jurisdictions.
PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT