County Civic Center
221 S Mooney Blvd
County Courthouse Room 101-E
Visalia, Ca 93291-4593
8 AM - 5 PM Monday - Friday (Closed Holidays)
Rita A Woodard
Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector - (559) 636-5200
Debbie Paolinelli, CPA
Assistant Auditor-Controller - (559) 636-5200
Chief Deputy Treasurer/Tax Collector
Sharla Allison, MA
Chief Accountant - Property Tax Accounting
Our mission is to serve the public, honor the voters directives and comply with federal, state and local property tax laws. This is accomplished by accurately accounting for the property tax rolls in a timely manner, apportioning tax revenue and preparing related informational reports in a professional, pleasant and courteous manner to our customers. They include: taxpayers, state, federal and local government agencies, county officials and other county departments.
Functions of the Division:
Program Workload Information:
- Administer and maintain the Auditor-related functions of the State tax law for the County’s property tax roll and the property tax levy and apportionment process.
- Publish annual property tax rates and prepare special accounting and reporting of the County’s valuations and tax distributions to State and other local agencies.
- Prepare Special accounting required for the following: annual buyout of Teetered tax rolls, redevelopment projects, tax increment allocation, and pre-AB1290 and Post-AB1290 pass thru calculations and payment including Tiers I and Tiers II.
- Administer the Committee to Cancel Property Taxes formed to hear and decide claims for cancellation of property taxes and penalties.
- Administer and implement changes to the property tax information system required due to state mandated tax law changes.
- Reconcile and maintain the County’s 15 tax rolls including secured, unsecured, supplemental, unitary, prior secured, prior unsecured and prior supplemental.
- 18,557 Roll Corrections processed
- 245,523 Tax Roll parcels
- 360 Taxing Agencies, funds, bonds
- 8,753 tax refunds processed
- 44,592 fixed charge assessments
- 1,140 Tax Rate Areas
- $367,411,025 Taxes charged
- 16 Tax Rolls