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How do I look up my property taxes in Oregon?

How do I look up my property taxes in Oregon?

Use to look up your property tax bill/statement. You can view copies of your bill back through 2018. You can see property value and tax information back through 2008. To get a copy of your bill before 2018, contact Customer Service via phone, email, or chat.

How do I find the assessed value of my home?

If you are unsure of the market value of your property, you can get an appraised value by hiring a professional appraiser, asking your local officials, or using the calculators provided on real estate and banking sites. To find your assessment rate, go to your county’s website or contact a city official.

How do I get a legal description of my property in Oregon?

The legal description of a particular piece of property may also be located on the annual property tax statements prepared by the city or county tax assessor’s office. For instance, the property tax statements prepared by the Tillamook County, Oregon, Assessor’s office may contain the legal description of the property.

Can the county assessor lower your taxes?

There is nothing an individual County Assessor can do about this, and there is really nothing a County Assessor can do to raise or lower anyone’s taxes, other than fix any mistakes that might have been made in valuing a property. County Assessors are tasked with one thing: To put a fair and accurate value on every piece of property.

What is the Washington County property tax rate?

The median property tax in Washington County, Oregon is $2,812 per year for a home worth the median value of $303,700. Washington County collects, on average, 0.93% of a property’s assessed fair market value as property tax.

What does the Tax Assessor do?

A tax assessor is responsible for interpreting the tax laws and regulations to determine the amount of tax that is owed for a particular transaction. Although the role of tax assessor is often viewed as a negative one, it is an important role for all government agencies.

What does a County Assessor do?

County assessors are usually elected officials, and they are responsible for determining the amount of property taxes a property owner will pay on an annual basis.