You may pay your taxes as follows:
(Please include the parcel ID number or account number on your
check or money order
to ensure payment is credited correctly).
Tax bills are mailed November 1st every year. The First Half payment is due November 10th and becomes delinquent if not paid by
December 10th, 2020. The second Half is due April 10th and becomes delinquent after May 10th (each year). Delinquency charges
for property taxes are 1% of the base tax due per month for interest and 1% of the base tax due per month for penalty. The maximum
penalty is 5%.
If you have not received a property tax bill by November 7th,
replacement notice and your corrected mailing address will be forwarded to the Assessor’s Office. You may also search property
tax records at
Everyone who owns property in Santa Fe County is mailed a property tax bill.
your taxes, you will still receive a tax notice for your records. Your copy of the tax notice will indicate that your mortgage company has
been billed. Do not pay this notice unless the mortgage company notice is in error. If the mortgage company name on your bill is
wrong, call your mortgage company and inform them of the situation. The Treasurer’s Office cannot correct this problem. If you no
longer have a mortgage on your property write a note on the notice that you are responsible for paying your property taxes, and send
the notice with your payment no later than the due date(s).
even though a tax bill was not received, 7-38-36 NMSA 1978.
If you filed a valuation protest with the County Assessor and have not received a decision you must pay at least the first half
Tax due by December 10, 2020. If your protest is approved, a new tax bill will be prepared with a new delinquency date and any
overpayment will be refunded to you or applied to the 2nd half of your tax bill, whichever you choose. If you have only paid the
first half amount and your protest is disapproved, you may be liable for delinquency charges on the unpaid amount of taxes.
Property Tax Information from Santa Fe County Treasurer Patrick “PAT” Varela
Five (5) Easy Ways to Pay Your Property Taxes
call the Treasurer’s Office at 986-6245. You will be mailed a
If your mortgage company is responsible for paying
By mail with your tax bill, send the coupon from the
tax bill and your payment to Santa Fe County
Treasurer, P.O. Box T, Santa Fe, NM 87504
Using credit cards online only. A convenience fee of
2.4% is charged by the third party payment
By applying for automated payments you will receive
INSTALLMENT MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN
by account number or by property address.www.santafecountynm.gov/treasurer
A taxpayer is still liable for taxes and any other associated charges
Common Questions Asked to the Santa Fe County Treasurer’s Office
I have applied for a valuation freeze but my bill keeps
The valuation freeze only pertains to the valuation of your
home not to the mil rate. Mil rates may increase due to
general obligation bonds voted on by the voters or other
How do I get my property tax bill in my name?
Contact the Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office at
505-986-6300, they will be happy to assist you to get your
future billings under your name.
I sold my property and I still received a tax bill?
You may have sold your property when the tax roll had
already been prepared and the change will appear on the
following tax. Contact the Santa Fe County Treasurer’s
Office at 505-986-6245, they will be happy to assist you.
Meantime, you may want to forward the tax bill to the new
owner if the address is known.
I bought my home last year and never received a tax
bill but I recently received a delinquent notice?
You may have bought your home before or while the tax
roll was being prepared and the tax bill was sent to the
original owner. Your title company should have notified
you on property tax dates at the time of closing. Please
contact your title company and or the Santa Fe County
Treasurer’s office to assist you.
I received a property tax bill for my mobile home but I
paid taxes at the time of closing?
Many mobile home dealers DO NOT inform the buyers that
they have to pay yearly property taxes on their mobile
home. What you paid at the time of closing was the gross
receipt tax not property tax.
I just found out my account was transferred to the
State, what should I do?
You can contact the New Mexico State Property Tax
Bureau, Delinquent Property division at 505-827-0883 to
make arrangements or you can pay the total delinquent
I have had personal issues and fell behind on my
property taxes but my account has not been turned
over to the state. What can I do?
Please call the Santa Fe County Treasurer’s Office at
505-986-6245 and ask to speak with a delinquent
specialist they are more than happy to assist you and put
you on a fast track program to get you current.
a confirmation notice. Call 986-6245, for help. The
bank will debit your account the first week of June.
You may also make your installment payments by
using our Drop Box at our location at 100 Catron
Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
Or In Person at the County Treasurer’s Office (100
Catron Street, Santa Fe, NM)
FOR OTHER TAX BILL PAYMENT LOCATIONS – SEE BELOW
PLEASE NOTE - Because of the uncertainty of COVID19 all Hours and locations TBD
SANTA FE COUNTY TREASURER’S PROPERTY TAX OUTREACH PROGRAM 2nd HALF 2020
Please Call our office at 505-986-6245 or Visit our web page at santafecountynm.gov for details