The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office is committed to providing high quality accounting, auditing, accounts payable, payroll and property tax services for all governments, individuals and businesses we serve. We strive to interpret and prepare financial data accurately, timely, professionally and transparently, in a manner that will inspire trust and confidence. We are proud to serve the County of Santa Cruz.
The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector (ACTTC) serves as the chief financial officer of County government and as financial advisor to the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrative Officer and autonomous special districts. The ACTTC is responsible for oversight of the accounting functions, county-wide accounting policies and procedures, property tax distribution, and performing internal and external audits. The ACTTC maintains custody of and manages and invests County and other public agency money; collects property taxes, other money and revenue; serves as the funds depository for County departments and other public entities, including all public schools, special districts, and Board-governed districts; and manages the County collections program.