What if I have questions and cannot find the answers online?

Questions can be directed to our office in a variety of ways:

2976 Richardson Drive
2nd Floor
Auburn, CA 95603


Phone: 530-889-4129
Email the Treasurer-Tax Collector

Mail inquiries to:
Placer County Tax Collector
2976 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603

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1. What is the date and location of the sale?
2. When and where is the sale advertised?
3. How and when do I register for the tax sale?
4. What are the payment requirements at the sale?
5. What is the bidding process?
6. What type of document is issued at the sale?
7. Are there any other expenses in addition to the cost of the lien?
8. What are the foreclosure and eviction processes and will the county handle these processes for a fee?
9. What happens to the properties that are not sold at the Tax Land Sale?
10. Do you allow individuals to purchase Tax Lien Certificates?
11. If I am unable to attend the public auction, can I purchase property via mail, phone or fax? Can I send a representative to the sale to bid for me?
12. What if I have questions and cannot find the answers online?
13. How may I obtain a copy of the statutes regarding tax sales in your jurisdiction?
14. Do liens or encumbrances on a tax-defaulted property transfer to the new owner after purchase of the property at a tax sale?
15. Is there any reason the tax sale may be postponed?
16. What about Excess Proceeds? Am I eligible?