COVID-19: Alameda County tax collector offers to waive penalties for late property taxes

Alameda County homeowners are well aware the deadline for their second installment of property taxes is coming soon. But with the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic tailspin hitting the region and country, the Alameda County treasurer/tax collector announced Tuesday that penalties for delinquent property tax payments can be waived. "The taxpayers will need to submit … Continue reading COVID-19: Alameda County tax collector offers to waive penalties for late property taxes

Alameda County may eliminate overdue library book fees

The Alameda County Librarian is asking the Board of Supervisors to write off late fees for more than 78,000 library card-carrying county residents. The total amount of uncollected fees is $2.3 million. The county library system receives about $450,000 in revenue from the fees. Tuesday's proposal would forgive all fees through the end of the … Continue reading Alameda County may eliminate overdue library book fees