Property tax in San Diego is on the mind of just about every home owner and home buyer at some point. There is good reason for that, property taxes in San Diego represent a significant expense in homeownership. Multiple due dates, delinquent dates, supplemental taxes and various exemptions also mean there is a bit more to them than simply knowing the property tax rate. Join me as we cover just about everything you have ever wanted to know about San Diego property taxes. From the rate, who you pay, where the tax money goes, common exemptions, options for tax reduction, important dates, when to expect dreaded supplemental tax bills, how those supplemental bills are calculated, tax deferral options for seniors, what impound accounts are. . . just to name a few! For now, let us start with the basics.