News Releases

January 15, 2013
Tulare County Tax Assessor's Office gets good grade from state

  The California State Board of Equalization, the State agency that oversees County Assessors, finds that the Tulare County Assessor's Office, headed by Tulare County Assessor Roland P. Hill, meets Standards.

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April 11, 2012
New search tool allows you to view parcel maps and property information

A new "off-site" Search Tool  to Tulare County  parcel data has been provided.

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Tags: 2012, news, parcelquest, search tool
June 27, 2011
State decides to eliminate financial support for the Williamson Act

  The California Land Conservation Act of 1965 - commonly referred to as the Williamson Act - enables local governments to enter into contracts with private landowners for the purpose of restricting specific parcels of land to agricultural or related open space use. In return, landowners receive property tax assessments which are much lower than normal because they are based upon farming and open space uses as opposed to full market value. 

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Tags: 2011, news, Williamson act, agriculture, ag preserve
April 28, 2011
Tulare County Assessor warns Homeowners of Mailer

Tulare County’s property owners should avoid a mailer in which a company is asking for $25 fee to file a home owner’s exemption application which can be completed for free, Tulare County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder Roland Hill announced today.

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May 15, 2009
Property owners may benefit from requesting a temporary reassessment of their property tax values

  In the wake of a general decline in real estate values in recent years, some property owners may benefit from requesting a temporary reassessment of their property tax values under the provisions of Proposition 8. Residents who may benefit most from reassessment are those who paid top dollar for new or existing homes in the past three years.

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Tags: 2011, news, Prop 8, Prop 13, reduction in taxes
April 22, 2009
County Assessor Warns Public: Do Not Be Scammed


  In these unsettling economic times as the values of homes decline, it is my responsibility to ensure that no property owner pays more that their fair share of property taxes. 

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Tags: 2011, news, scam, mailer