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Property Tax Postponement

Property Tax Postponement (PTP)
PTP Program Suspension Statement


In February 2009, the State Legislature indefinitely suspended the State Controller's Office Property Tax Postponement Program.  Since that time, the Controller’s Office has been working with the Legislature to restore the program or find alternative ways to assist senior, blind and disabled homeowners with their property taxes.  However, the State Controller's Office Property Tax Postponement Program remains suspended. 

On September 30, 2011, the Governor signed AB 1090, (Chapter 369, Statutes of 2011) which allows each county, if they wish, to implement a property tax postponement program for properties located in their county.  The voluntary county-run property tax postponement program is effective January 1, 2012.