Business owners are encouraged to use a convenient new way to file their Business Property Statement (Form 571-L). The San Francisco Assessor-Recorder’s Office has launched a new online system for businesses to quickly and securely file their statements online. The deadline to file is April 1, 2014. Late filing penalties will apply beginning on May 8. Read more or contact the Office of the Assessor-Recorder by email or at 415.554.5531.