Important Deadlines | Funding and Basis | Services We Provide | Users of Our Services
COVID-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are open to the public by appointment only.
Please keep in mind the following important deadlines:
Property Tax Statements for 2019/20:
If paying in installments,
Payments must be postmarked on or before the due dates above to avoid loss of discount and interest charges.
Real Property Returns for 2020/21:
Were mailed by December 31, 2019.
Were due on March 16, 2020.
Veterans Exemptions for 2020/21:
|Small Tract Forestland
Option (STF), Designated Forestland, and Non-EFU Farmland
Special Assessment Programs:
New applications are due April 1 each year for taxes due the following November 15th.
Fax us at 503-842-3448
Mail inquiries to:
Our office is open Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
FUNDING AND BASISOregon law requires the assessment of real and personal property to determine the amount of property taxes that property owners pay to the various taxing districts. (See Summary of Assessment )
The department's funding is primarily provided through a grant and property taxes.
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SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Location of property by owner, address, and account number or map number. (Go to Account Query.)
Real Market Value and Assessed Value of each property in the county, both current and for prior years. (Go to Account Query.)
Appraisal inventory for both land and structures, i.e. size of land, square footage of structures, components of the house, year built, condition of the property and structures as of date appraised, and other relevant information. (Go to Account Query.)
Tax Statements can be found online. (Go to Account Query.)
Property sales data on all recorded transactions. (Go to Sales Data Report.)
Reports on sales, assessment, and ownership information.
Special assessment programs for farm, forest, historical, and open space properties.
Exemptions and partial exemptions for veterans, religious, fraternal, benevolent, charitable and scientific institutions, senior service centers, and cemetery and burial grounds. For more information on these exemptions, please visit the Oregon Department of Revenue's website
Other short term exemptions such as Commercial Facilities under Construction, Enterprise Zone, and Pollution Control Facilities.
Tax deferral programs such as the Senior Citizen's Tax Deferral Program and the Disabled Citizen's Property Tax Deferral Program.
Collect property tax for taxing districts. (See Tax Payment Procedures or Summary of Assessment or Tax Rates or Top Ten Taxpayers in 2019/20 )
Forms for property value appeals from the Department of Revenue and Oregon Tax Court click here for your more information on your Appeal Rights.
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USERS OF OUR SERVICESTitle Companies, Fee Appraisers, and other departments and agencies use our information in preparing title searches, finding comparable sales, and determining ownership and location or the condition of a property as of a given date.
Real estate sales offices inquire about our inventory data, assessed values, and taxes.
Attorneys use our assessed value information to establish market value in domestic disputes.
Banks sometimes use our assessed value information on home equity loans.
The general public inquires about sales in a particular area in preparation for buying or selling property and may inquire on property owner's names, mailing addresses, assessed value, and tax information.
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This page was last updated on Monday, July 20, 2020 12:54 PM