It is an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to serve the taxpayers of Kern County. Our mission is to collect, manage and safeguard public funds to provide community services to the constituents of Kern County and we strive to do this in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
I hope you find this website informative and helpful and that you return regularly to see what is happening in our office!
Important Notice for In-Person Tax Payments
The County Administrative Center is implementing additional building security measures effective March 27, 2017.
These security measures may cause delays in accessing the building. If you are planning on paying your property tax bill in person at the County Administrative Center please factor in these potential delays. Thank you.
Important Notice Regarding Card Payments
Credit and Debit Card Service Fees Have Changed! All Credit and Debit card payments will be charged a 2% service fee. For more information regarding the fee change, please click here.
Countdown to Deadline
A tax sale is scheduled for September 25-27, 2017, property will be listed approximately 30 days prior to the start of the sale at https://kern.mytaxsale.com.