Deadline for tax bills is near

The deadline for payment of Kern County unsecured property taxes is September 3, 2013.

Unsecured tax bills were mailed on July 15. Unsecured (personal) property tax bills are for items such as business equipment, farm equipment, aircraft, boats and similar assets that are not attached to real estate.

Payments can be made by all major credit cards at or in person or by mail to Kern County Treasurer/Tax Collector 1115 Truxtun Avenue-2nd Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4640.

To avoid a 10% penalty, payments must be made on or before September 3, 2013. If you have not received your tax bill, you may request a replacement tax bill or you may obtain the amount of taxes due by calling (661) 868-3490 or by emailing the Treasurer-Tax Collector at, or see the info at

This is part of the August 23, 2013 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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