Parcel Tax Q & A


The Parcel Tax is an annual $79 (now $99 until 2032) flat tax administered imposed on 196,173 taxable properties in San Francisco from 2013 to 2016 (in 2015-2016, the 196,173 parcels is derived from the total 206,202 parcels, minus 10,029 non-taxable parcels (5,044 non-taxable + 7 exempted + 4,978 timeshare)).

The Parcel Tax funds salaries, benefits, classes, equipment, technology upgrades and related expenses.

NBS is our private special tax administrator that works with government agencies around California.

SB 165 details the dos and don'ts of parcel tax reporting and spending.