Installment Agreement (Amnesty)

In cases of financial hardship, you may be eligible to enter into installment agreements at the Office of Finance’s (Office) discretion to facilitate collection of payments due.  From October 1, 2020 through December 17, 2020 the Office will administer a Tax Penalty Amnesty Program (Amnesty Program).  If you would like to take advantage of the program, but need an installment agreement, the Office may be able to assist you. 

For assistance in determining if you qualify for an installment agreement, you may call (844) 663-4411 or email our Office at finance.installments@lacity.org.  Please make sure to have the following information available:

Checkbox  Legal business name

Checkbox  Contact person’s name

Checkbox  Account number

Checkbox  Social Security Number or EIN

Checkbox  Brief description of your business activity

Checkbox  Daytime phone number (including area code)

Checkbox  Email address

You may also submit a written installment request to the Special Billings Unit via fax (213) 744 -7367, email finance.installments@lacity.org or by mail to the address below.  The request should have:

  1. Date of request
  2. Account number and/or case number
  3. Business name, email and business addresses
  4. Contact name and contact number
  5. Number of payments requested (6 months or less to end no later than June 18, 2021)
  6. Business owner’s name and signature
  7. Tax Amnesty Penalty waiver request
Special Billing Unit
Office of Finance, City of Los Angeles               
200 North Spring Street, Room 101
Los Angeles, CA 90012