Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Notifies Property Owners of Defaulted Prior Year Taxes

KEITH KNOX, Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, is in the process of mailing approximately 73,000 Statements of Prior Year Taxes with the attached Special Notice to Los Angeles County property owners. The statement alerts property owners that they have unpaid secured property taxes for prior year(s) and their property may become Subject to the Tax Collector’s Power to Sell. If residential or agricultural property remains tax defaulted for more than five years or vacant residential lots or commercial property for more than three years, we will sell the property at a public auction in accordance with State law. The notice provides important information regarding payment options, and the Department’s office locations and office hours.