Property tax postponement program application deadline approaching

The deadline to apply for California’s Property Tax Postponement Program (PTP) for the 2021–22 tax year is February 10, 2022, unless the homeowner is in one of the following California counties affected by wildfires: Alpine, Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Lake, Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity. For these counties, the deadline to apply has been extended to May 11, 2022. (California State Controller’s Office PR22:03 (January 20, 2022))

The PTP program is administered by the State Controller’s Office and allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability and who meet eligibility requirements to defer payment of property taxes on their primary residence.