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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "appraisal".

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1. What is New Construction?

Copies of all building permits are sent to the Assessor's Office by the cities and County. If the construction is new (such as a room addition), a reappraisal is required. If the construction is for replacement, repair, or maintenance, a reappraisal is not required.

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2. Are Boats and Aircraft subject to property taxes?

Boats and airplanes are taxable and appraised annually.

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3. How is Business Personal Property appraised?

 Unlike real property, business personal property is reappraised annually.  The owners of all businesses must file a property statement each year detailing costs of all supplies, equipment, fixtures and real estate (if any) at each location. 

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4. Are Mobile homes subject to property taxes?

All new mobile homes purchased after June 30, 1980, and those on permanent foundations, are subject to property taxes. 

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5. What is a Preliminary Change-in-Ownership Report?

State law requires the property owner to file this form with the County Recorder when recording certain documents

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6. When is real property reappraised?

Under State law (Proposition 13), real property is reappraised only when a change-in-ownership occurs, or upon completion of new construction. 

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Mission Statement

The Assessor's Office is mandated by the California Constitution to annually prepare, and deliver a fair and accurate assessment roll. To accomplish this mandate the Assessor's Office must identify, determine ownership of and establish the taxable value of all land, improvements and personal property (including boats and aircraft) located in Tulare County. All these functions must be done in compliance with State, County and local laws. The information compiled in these mandated functions is annually delivered to the Auditor - Controller / Treasurer-Tax Collector / Registrar of Voters in the form of an assessment roll; and is also statistically reported to the State, the County Administrative Office and the public.

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