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Tax Collection

Software used by county offices of education and county auditors to report local property tax revenues to the state.
New Principal Apportionment Data Collection File Transfer System

Beginning July 6, 2020, all county offices of education (COE) are required to use the new Principal Apportionment Data Collection (PADC) File Transfer system to transfer all Tax data files from the desktop Principal Apportionment Data Collection or Tax Collection software to California Department of Education (CDE).

Access the PADC File Transfer System

NOTE: This link will be use to upload all principal apportionment certified data to CDE and should be bookmarked for future use.

PADC File Transfer Instructions (DOCX)

Information on how to transfer certified PADC data files to CDE using the PADC file transfer system.

Tax Software

If there are issues with downloading the Tax software, right click on the EXE link and select “Save link as” to download the file. For Tax Software prior to 2018–19, contact for guidance.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, November 2, 2023
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