Contact Information

1450 Court St., Suite 227
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: (530) 225-5511
Fax: (530) 245-6488
Hours: 8 AM - 5:00 PM

Tax Collector

Lori J. Scott - Treasurer - Tax Collector - Public Administrator
Lori J. Scott,
Treasurer-Tax Collector-
Public Administrator

The 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 84,769 secured tax bills, 30,000 supplemental tax bills and 11,519 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

Helpful Resources:

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 facility.

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:

California offers home-mortgage information online for prospective homebuyers or homeowners who are having trouble keeping their payments current. For more information, go to .

Consumer Reports

Statement of Consumer Dispute - Form 7 in accordance with Section 611 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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Programs and Services

State Controller's Office

Property Tax Postponement Program
PHONE: (800) 952-5661
The State Controller's Office administers the Property Tax Postponement (PTP) program. PTP applications are accepted from October 1 to February 10 each year.

To be eligible for PTP, you must:
1) Be at least 62, or blind, or have a disability;
2) Own and occupy the home as your primary place of residence;
3) Have a total household income of $35,500 or less; and
4) Have at least 40% equity in the property

Property Tax Relief for Military Personnel

Military Application for Property Tax Relief


Public Service Announcements

Unsecured Personal Property

Due: August 31st each year
Unless the date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday

(boats, summer homes, mining claims, businesses)