Parcel Tax Exemption

Senior Resident Exemption
The Portola Valley School District offers residents who are seniors age 65 or older or are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, regardless of age. To receive the exemption, applications and supporting documents must be submitted to the District office. Once granted, exemptions will remain in effect as long as the resident remains eligible. Review this page for more information and frequently asked questions related to parcel tax exemptions.

The requirements to receive the senior exemption are:

1. Owners who are either receiving Supplemental Security Income for a disability, regardless of age, or who are 65 years of age or older on or before May 1 of the fiscal year immediately preceding the year in which the tax would apply.

2. The applicant owns and occupies the property for which the exemption is claimed.

Applications can be found by CLICKING HERE

Contiguous Parcels Exemption
Application can be found by CLICKING HERE

All exemption applications must be complete and submitted with supporting documents prior to May 31st. We do not accept applications retroactively.

For other questions regarding your San Mateo County Property Tax Bill:
Contact the County of San Mateo Treasurer-Tax Collectors office: (650) 363-4142