Treasurer-Tax Collector




Terri Mc Brayer, Treasurer - Tax Collector 

P.O. Box 1297, 11 Court Street

Weaverville, CA 96093

Phone: 530-623-1251  Email: Tax Collector  Email: Treasurer


                                                                    Business Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

                                                                  Closed daily from 1 to 2 for lunch.  Closed all Federal Holidays.



The Treasurer-Tax Collector is elected for a four-year term and has two primary responsibilities. As the Tax Collector he or she is responsible for collecting taxes on all secured and unsecured property, and collection of transient occupancy taxes. As Treasurer, he or she is responsible for cash management, safeguarding county funds, providing full accountability, maintaining an effective cash flow, and investing idle funds.

Mission Statement:

The Trinity County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office is committed to fulfilling our legal obligation to collect and protect the vital revenues of local government; to listen and be responsive to our valued customers and employees; and to create an environment which promotes efficiency and competence while delivering the highest quality of service.

Overview of Treasurer Duties:

The Treasurer provides general banking services for all county departments, county schools and special districts. Disburses funds by paying county warrants, electronic payments and electronic payroll. The Treasurer manages the county investment portfolio, while following a safe investment policy and maximizing the county's return on investments.

County Banking    Special Projects
Warrant Redemption/ Reconciliation Investments
Department Deposits to Treasury Cash Management for County
Interest Apportionments  Interface with Agencies for payments
Administration of Bond Proceeds

Electronic transmission of payroll for County and Schools

Financial Information Reporting

Overview of Tax Collector Duties:

Revenue and Taxation Codes treat each type of tax and fee individually. For that reason the Tax Collector must handle current and delinquent taxes as separate functions.

Secured Tax Collection
Billing Respond to Inquiries
Collection Record Maintenance
Recording, Accounting Interface with Taxpaying Agencies
Reporting Mobile Home Clearances
Process Revisions/ Cancellations Bulk Transfers
Refunds Parcel Map Bonds
Delinquent Follow-Up Lot Line Adjustments
Returned Checks  
Unsecured Tax Collection
Billing Refunds
Collection Delinquent Follow-Up
Recording, Accounting Record Maintenance
Reporting Respond to Inquiries
Process Revisions/Cancellations  
Supplemental Tax
Billing Process Revisions/ Cancellations
Collection Refunds
Recording, Accounting Delinquent Follow-Up
Reporting Interface with Taxpaying Agencies
Delinquent Tax
Billing Bankruptcies
Collection Respond to Inquiries
Recording, Accounting Record Liens
Reporting Release Liens
Installment Plans Auctions
Seizure and Sale of Assets  
Transient Occupancy Tax
Billing Collection
Recording, Accounting Delinquent Follow-Up
Respond to Inquiries Identify and Notify New Owners

Treasurer Investment Policy
2022-23 Investment Policy 

Treasurer's Quarterly Investment Reports:

2021 Investment Reports    -                                                                                   

Quarterly Investment Report Sept 2021           

Quarterly Investment Report June 2021       Quarterly Investment Report March 2021

2020 Investment Reports    -

Quarterly Investment Report Dec 2020        Quarterly Investment Report Sept 2020           

Quarterly Investment Report June 2020      Quarterly Investment Report March 2020

2019 Investment Reports    - 

Quarterly Investment Report Dec 2019        Quarterly Investment Report Sept 2019            

Quarterly Investment Report June 2019      Quarterly Investment Report March 2019

2018 Investment Reports    - 

Quarterly Investment Report Dec 2018        Quarterly Investment Report Sept 2018            

Ouarterly Investment Report June 2018      Quarterly Investment Report March 2018

Tax Payments:


California Property Tax Postponement Program

Do you or a loved one need help keeping up with residential property tax payments?  For more information, click on  California Property Tax Postponement Program

2023-24 Property Tax Postponement Program Applications will be available September 2023     

California Mortgage Relief

The California Mortgage Relief Program is funded by the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act's Homeowners Assistance Fund. It provides assistance to qualified homeowners who have fallen behind on their housing payments, property tax payments, or who have partial claims or loan deferrals taken due to pandemic-related financial hardships. To see if you are eligible:

Easy Smart Pay a Monthly Tax Payment Solution

Transient Occupancy Tax

Commercial Cannabis Cultivation & Retail Tax

Ordinance 3157

Cannabis Tax Return-Auto Calculate

Cannabis Cultivation Tax Return-Sample

Blank Cannabis Adjustment Form

Retail Cannabis Return-Fillable

Delinquent Property Tax Auctions

Visit Defaulted Property Tax Auction to register or find more information on defaulted properties.

Previous Years Tax-Defaulted Property Auction Summaries:


Frequently Asked Questions:

Supplemental Property tax Information


    Organizational Chart 
    Parcel Map Security Form
    Lot Line Security Form
    Tax Clearance Information
    Tax Clearance Application
    Fee Schedule [PDF] 
    Change of Address (Fillable PDF)