mission of the Shasta County Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public
Administrator's Office is to provide quality service in performing the
duties of this office, which include: To receive and safeguard the
monies belonging to the County and other agencies in the treasury; to
collect all secured, unsecured and supplemental taxes; and to
administer the estates of decedents when necessary.
The Tax Collector Section is responsible for the collection of
Secured Property Taxes, Supplemental Property Taxes and Unsecured
Property Taxes. Each division of the tax section performs essentially
similar activities such as billing, receipt and deposit of funds,
record management, and receipt reconciliation. Approximately 70,000
secured tax bills, 30,000 supplemental tax bills and 14,000 unsecured
tax bills are processed each year. The Tax Collection staff provides
processing expertise; information and assistance to individual
taxpayers and mortgage professionals; and oversees tax defaulted or
delinquent tax payments, selling delinquent property under the approval
of the Board of Supervisors.
Lori J. Scott is also the County Treasurer and the Public Administrator
Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit
Up to $18,234 per year for a single veteran, or up to $21,615 per
year for a veteran and a dependent. Surviving dependents and their
spouses are included, too. This money is to pay for a caregiver to the
Veteran's spouse, or a Veteran's survivor, even if they are in a care
Foreclosure Information & Referral Resources
If you are facing the possibility of foreclosure, to find out more
about your options, or to get information about how to avoid a
foreclosure the following sites may be able to provide the answers you
are looking for.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers information about foreclosure at several websites:
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s Alliance for Economic Inclusion Initiative promotes foreclosure-prevention strategies. Find more information at: www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2007/pr07059.html
California offers home-mortgage information online for prospective
homebuyers or homeowners who are having trouble keeping their payments
current. For more information, go to www.yourhome.ca.gov or, in Spanish, www.sucasa.ca.gov.
Statement of Consumer Dispute - Form 7 in accordance with Section 611 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.