Parcel Tax Exemptions: Overview

  • MEASURES G, G1 AND N PARCEL TAX LOW INCOME AND SENIOR CITIZEN EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-21 ARE NOW AVAILABLE

    The deadline for submitting the Exemption Application is July 2, 2020
    Late applications cannot be processed for exemption.


    PARCEL TAX MEASURES

    • Measure G, passed by Oakland voters on 2/5/08, is a special tax of $195 per year on each parcel of taxable real-property in the City.
    • Measure N, passed by Oakland voters on 11/4/14 for 10 years, is a $120 per parcel special tax on each taxable parcel in the City.
    • Measure G1, passed by Oakland voters on 11/8/16 for 12 years, is a $120 per parcel special tax on each taxable parcel in the City.

     

    EXEMPTIONS

    Low Income Exemption is available for Measures G, G1 and N. An exemption is authorized for owner-occupied single-family residential units if the combined family income (from all sources from 1/1/19- 12/31/19) is at or below the income level qualifying as “very low income” for a family of such size under section 8 of the U.S. Housing Act (42 U.S.C.A, 1437 et seq.). Eligible owners must apply for the exemption each year.


    Senior Citizen Exemption is available for single-family residential unit owned and occupied by senior citizens for Measures G1 and N. Eligible senior citizens do not need to renew the exemption each year.

    Parcel Tax Summary

    Click here to download this summary chart

      

    RENEW OR APPLY FOR YOUR EXEMPTION

    Applications are available via District’s website at www.ousd.org/parceltax.

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to accept your application in-person. For assistance, please call the District’s Parcel Tax Help Desk at (510) 879-8884 (Monday-Friday, 8 am to 4 pm).

     

    Submit applications and verification of income or age by July 2, 2020 by mail to Oakland Unified School District, Parcel Tax Exemption, 1000 Broadway, Suite 450, Oakland, CA 94607, or by email to ousdparceltax@ousd.org. It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete the application in its entirety and ensure that required documentation is submitted along with the application. In person applications will not be accepted.

    The deadline for submitting the Exemption Application is July 2, 2020Late applications cannot be processed for exemption.


2020-21 Parcel Tax Exemption Applications in English, Chinese & Spanish

Submit your application

  • All Parcel Tax Renewal Forms and Exemption Applications must be submitted by the July 2, 2020 deadline in one of the following ways:


    Mail 

    OUSD Fiscal Services Office
    1000 Broadway, Suite 450
    Oakland, CA 94607

     

    Email
    ousdparceltax@ousd.org

Contact Us

  • Questions?
    Call 510.879.8884
    Fax 510.879.8947
    Email ousdparceltax@ousd.org