Parcel Tax

Measure B parcel tax was passed on November 3, 2015 which is the continuation of the Measure H parcel tax and provides funding for our local schools. This special tax money is used directly by the Union School District to support high academic achievement for Union Elementary School District students by protecting strong academic programs like English, reading, writing, math and science; retaining qualified teachers; keeping schools safe; expanding rigorous science, technology, engineering and math programs district-wide and helping maintain smaller class sizes. Independent oversight and annual financial audits of revenues and expenditures help to ensure accountability and that all funds are used to support education with no funds used for administrators’ salaries.

The exemption process and applications are similar to the those of Measure H. In addition to the exemptions for homeowners who qualify under the categories of Seniors, Contiguous Parcels and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), there is also an exemption for those homeowners who qualify under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

Parcel tax applications are currently being accepted for the 2021-2022 property tax year.

The deadline to apply for the 2021-22 property tax year is Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the District Office is closed for in person exemption application processing.

At this time, applications and supporting documentation can be either emailed to or either mailed or delivered to the drop box at:

Union School District

5175 Union Avenue

San Jose, CA 95124

If you need special accommodations, please call (408) 558-4202 or email to make arrangements.

Thank you for your understanding of this procedure change during the COVID-19 crisis.

Parcel Tax Oversight Committee (PTOC) Meetings