printer icon Printer-Friendly Version
General Information
News
How the Property Tax System Works
Areas of Responsibility
Property Tax Overview
New Home Owners
New Business Owners
Property Address Search
Your Property Value
Property Data & Maps
Contesting Your Property Value
Supplemental Tax Estimator
Payment Options
How much do I owe?
Pay Online
Other Payment Options
How to Read Your Property Tax Bill
Annual Secured Property Tax Bill
Annual Secured Property Tax Information Statement
Notice of Delinquency
Substitute Secured Property Tax Bill
Supplemental Secured Property Tax Bill
Unsecured Property Tax Bill
Unsecured Prior Year Bill
Payment Activity Notice
Statement of Prior Year Taxes
Adjusted Annual Property Tax Bill
Adjusted Supplemental Property Tax Bill
Frequently Asked Questions
All FAQs
Tax Bills
Refunds/Tax Sales/Tax Liens
Property Values
Ownership
How to Contact Us
Public Inquiry Form
Assessor
Auditor/Controller
Treasurer & Tax Collector
Assessment Appeals Board
Other Languages
spanish  (Spanish)
chinese  (Chinese)
japanese  (Japanese)
korean  (Korean)
armenian  (Armenian)
Tagalog
farsi  (Farsi)
Property Tax Websites
Assessor
Auditor/Controller
Treasurer & Tax Collector
Assessment Appeals Board
Government Links
Link to other websites

FAQ Detail

Refunds/Tax Sales/Tax Liens
bullet Can I get information on Tax Sales?
  Los Angeles County does not sell Certificates of Tax Liens nor does any other County in California at this time. Auctions of Tax Defaulted property are generally held twice a year. Anyone who can legally own property can bid on a property. Registration is required with a deposit that will be applied to a purchase or refunded if not used to purchase a property. Terms are cash or cashiers checks only payable at the auction immediately upon being awarded the sale by the auctioneer. If the sale is over $5,000, a 10% or $5,000 deposit must be paid at the time of the sale and the balance must be paid within 30 days. The deposit is forfeited if the sale is not completed timely. For more information on Los Angeles County tax sales, please visit the Treasurer and Tax Collector’s website: http://ttc.lacounty.gov/proptax/auction_faq.htm.

If you would like additional information regarding this subject, you may submit your question to our public service staff by using our Public Inquiry Form.
 
  Posted by Property Tax Portal, Tuesday, February 1, 2005
  arrow  Click here for a FAQ Full Version

Home | Site Map | Contact | Printer-Friendly Version