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July 31, 2014  Property Assessment Appeals Accepted through Sept. 15Property owners may file appeals to their annual property assessments now through September 15 with the office of the Orange County Clerk of the Board. Property owners should be aware that they may file an appeal themselves—there is no requirement to use a tax agent nor does the County of Orange charge a processing fee to file an appeal.

July 17, 2014  Celebrate Orange County’s 125th Birthday at the OC Fair!Come celebrate Orange County's Quasquicentennial on Friday, August 1, when the OC Fair presents "Orange County Day" with a special ceremony honoring the county’s birth on August 1, 1889. The celebration begins at 12:30 p.m. at the fairground’s Hangar building. On Tuesday, August 5, a reception commemorating the very first Board of Supervisors meeting held 125 years before will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Hall of Administration.
July 9, 2014  Installment Plan Available for Unpaid 2013-14 Property TaxesReal property with outstanding taxes, penalties, and fees levied for FY 2013-14 that were not paid or postmarked by June 30, 2014 is now considered tax defaulted. As of July 1, those taxpayers who have defaulted on property taxes can take advantage of an installment payment plan, Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari L. Freidenrich, CPA, announced. The taxpayer must qualify to enter into an installment plan by meeting certain criteria.