Accounts Receivable

Accounts Receivable is responsible for centrally process monies, ensuring funds are received when due, properly accounted for and safeguarded. 

Returned Checks 

The City of Palmdale assesses a $25.00 returned check fee for the first returned check and $35.00 for the returned checks thereafter.

If you would like to pay an outstanding balance on a returned check, please submit your payment in cash, credit card, money order, certified check, or cashier’s check - personal checks cannot be accepted.

If you are paying in person, please stop by our City Hall office located at 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite A, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. We are closed on Fridays.

We accept Visa, Master Card, and Discover payments in person or over the phone for your convenience.  Please contact the Finance department at 661/267-5440 or visit our offices Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 5:30pm. 

If you prefer to pay with a money order, certified check or cashier’s check, please make your check payable to the CITY OF PALMDALE and direct your payment to:

City of Palmdale
Finance Department

38300 N. Sierra Highway, Suite D
Palmdale, CA 93550

Transient Occupancy Tax 

If you would like to pay a past due Transient Occupancy Tax Return balance, please submit your payment in cash, personal/company check, credit card, money order, certified check, or cashier’s check.

If you are paying in person, please stop by our City Hall office located at 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite A, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. We are closed on Fridays. 

We accept Visa, Master Card, and Discover payments in person or over the phone for your convenience.  Please contact the Finance department at 661/267-5440.

If you prefer to pay with personal/company check, money order, certified check or cashier’s check, please make your check payable to the CITY OF PALMDALE and direct your payment to:

City of Palmdale
Finance Department

38300 N. Sierra Highway, Suite D
Palmdale, CA 93550

Hotel Tax Refund Form 2019-2020 (PDF)

Transient Occupancy Tax Refund Request (PDF)

Transient Occupancy Tax Exemption for Permanent Residents (PDF)