e-TAX BILLING TERMS &
The e-Tax Billing
service enables you to view and pay your Secured Property Tax bill on line
using the Internet. By subscribing to e-Tax Billing, you agree that you will no
longer receive a paper tax bill by mail from the County. The Merced County Tax
Collector, hereafter referred to as the Tax Collector, is committed to ensuring
your on-line billing is always available. However, in the event that you do not
retrieve or cannot view your tax bill, the Tax Collector will not be held
liable. The responsibility of paying your tax bill in a timely manner remains
yours. In the event of a discrepancy between an on-line tax bill and the Tax Collector
billing records, the Tax Collector billing records will always prevail.
You must have a valid e-mail account to use e-Tax Billing. You must provide us
with the correct and currently valid address of the e-mail account to which you
would like notification of your tax bill availability to be sent. The accuracy
of that e-mail address is entirely your responsibility and in particular, but
without limitation, should that e-mail account ever become invalid or should
you wish notification of your tax bill availability to be sent to a different
e-mail it is your responsibility to login to www.mygovbill.us/Merced and change your email address. You, and you alone shall remain
fully liable for any tax bills for which notification has been sent to your
previous e-mail address.
The Tax Collector Office will not be liable for any e-mails caught in a spam or junk mail filter, nor will the Tax Collector Office be liable for any e-mails rejected by a firewall or any other reasons that may prevent you from receiving or viewing the tax bill notification. You, and you alone shall remain fully responsible and liable to pay any bills of which notification has been sent to you.
Your password should be kept secret, and the Tax Collector Office accepts no
responsibility or liability in the event that your password is used by an
unauthorized user to access your account. You should contact us immediately if
your password has been compromised.
All Secured Property Tax bills shall be due and payable on the "date
due" of each bill. You, and you alone shall remain fully responsible and
liable to pay any bills of which notification has been sent to you.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained by your using the e-Billing service
is done at your discretion and risk and you are solely responsible for any
damages to your computer system or loss of data that result from downloading of
such material. You also agree that the Tax Collector will not be liable to you
or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or
consequential losses or damages, including loss of profits, goodwill, use, data
or other intangible losses. In addition to the indemnities set forth in these
Terms and Conditions, you also defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Tax
Collector, its employees, related County departments and service providers and
each of their directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents from and
against all claims, liabilities and expenses, including legal fees and costs,
arising out of your use of the Service and any breach of these Terms and
You may cancel your enrollment in the e-Billing service at any time. Login to your account at www.mygovbill.us/Merced go to My Bills. In the assessment, section delete the
assessment parcel numbers (APN) you no longer want delivered as e-Tax bills.
If you agree to the Terms and Conditions, please click the “I Agree to the
Terms & Conditions” button below. If you do not agree to these Terms and
Conditions, simply do not click the “I Agree to the Terms & Conditions”
button. Please note that you will not be able to use the service unless and
until you agree to the Terms and Conditions stipulated above.
A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you. It is important to accept the confirmation e-mail sent to you within 24 hours in order to activate your account.