County collects back taxes, sells defaulted parcels

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The Madera County Tax Collector’s Office collected back taxes on more than 30 parcels of land — and sold five parcels — that were all five or more years delinquent in property taxes, according to a public statement.

Tax Collector Tracy Kennedy and her staff began the process of putting together a tax sale back in October.

“We started with more than 50 parcels,” Kennedy said, “and we only offered for sale 18 parcels. The balance of them redeemed their back taxes.”

Kennedy conducted the tax defaulted land sale March 20, garnering more than $200,000. Of the 18 parcels offered, five were sold and 13 did not receive the minimum bids, Kennedy said...

 

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