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TULARE COUNTY ASSESSOR URGES BUSINESS OWNERS TO PROVIDE EQUIPMENT VALUATION INFORMATION

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Tulare County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder Tara K. Freitas is proactively planning to provide temporary tax relief to businesses that have suffered due to COVID-19 and requests that business owners submit valuation information about their business equipment and how they have been affected by the pandemic, including how long a business was forced to close or reduce operating hours, how income has been affected, and the degree to which usage of business equipment has been impaired.
  • Is all Assessor data public?

  • Can others see my non public information?

  • How can I see what is in my file?

  • How do I assign an agent to see my information?

  • Who assigns my real property address (situs)?

  • Why or how is an address assigned to my boat?

  • My address is wrong. How do I get that changed?

  • Tax roll data points

  • Allocation of property tax revenue

  • Assessment growth

  • What is an assessment appeal?

  • How do I file an assessment appeal?

  • When can I file an assessment appeal?

  • What is an assessment district?

  • How does this affect my property taxes?

  • What is LAFCO?

  • What or who has authorized this?

  • Planning Application Fees

  • Public Works Fees

  • What are the Fees for?

  • Base Year Value Transfer

  • Transferring a principal residence to a different county

  • Property Substantially Damaged or Destroyed in a Formally Declared Disaster

  • How is a vessel or aircraft appraised?

  • Why do you care where it is housed or parked? 

  • Why do I pay the DMV and the County?

  • Who must file a business property statement?

  • Is any data confidential?

  • Can I contest my value?

  • Cotenancy change in ownership 

  • Parent to Child 

  • Grandparent to grandchild

  • What is a CIO?

  • Why notify the Assessor of a change?

  • What is a PCOR?

  • What information can be changed

  • Where to submit information

  • How to submit a correction

  • Why should I report

  • What is an affidavit of death

  • Change of ownership between family members

  • What is a Direct Levy?

  • Special Assessments

  • What is a direct levy district?

  • Directional Instructions to our office

  • Contact information

  • Map of local area

  • E-filing is available for business personal property

  • What is SDR / eSDR?

  • How to file

  • What is a proposition 3?

  • What does this have to do with proposition 13?

  • Base year value transfer

  • Base Year Value Transfer

  • Change in Ownership and Purchase Tax Relief

  • Government Declared Disaster

  • Disabled Veterans' Exemption

  • Homeowners' Exemption

  • Nonprofit Exemptions

  • Victims of wildfire

  • What is a base year value transfer?

  • what do you mean by "intra county"?

  • Mills Act

  • Historical Properties Contract

  • Formal Procedure (does not involve Assessor)

  • What is a homestead?

  • Homestead requirements

  • How do I get started?

  • Proposition 8

  • Proposition 13

  • Real property appraisal

  • Office closures

  • Important filing Deadlines

  • Appeal date information

  • Decline in Value

  • Property damage or destruction

  • Base year value transfer  

  • How do I change my mailing address?

  • Why is there an address for my boat? 

  • How do you change address information for a business?

  • Announcements from the Assessor

  • News regarding the Assessor's office

  • Tips on how to avoid fraud

  • What is the Service Member's Civil Relief Act of 2003

  • Does it matter where I live? or just where I am currently stationed?

  • Do I have to pay taxes on my boat here and where I live?

  • How are mobile homes assessed?

  • Who is in charge - the DMV or the County?

  • Is an appeal of tax amount possible?

  • Types of New Construction

  • Are Kitchen Remodels reassessed?

  • Some Alterations not considered New Construction

  • Does the Assessor do anything for free?

  • Someone offered to file an exemption for a fee; is that normal?

  • What does the Assessor charge for filing an exemption?

  • Builders Inventory Exclusion

  • Active Solar Energy System Exclusion

  • Fire Safety New Construction Exclusions

  • I can't find property of an elected official

  • Can I see ownership information at the Assessor's front counter?

  • Why can't I see ownership information over the internet?

  • Who is responsible - the County or City?

  • Links to all 8 cities

  • What is RMA?

  • What is Proposition 13?

  • What does it do?

  • What is "Ad Valorem"

  • What is Proposition 8?

  • Decline in value reductions

  • What is "restoration"

  • How do I pay my taxes?

  • Where can I get information about my property?

  • What recorded information is available for my property?

  • What is so special about January 1?

  • What is a lien date?

  • What is a supplemental assessment?

  • I filed an Exemption after January 1; when will it go into effect?

  • Tulare County Tax Collector charges property tax; County Assessor merely locates the land and affixes a value to it; This link is to the Tax Collector

  • Pay online

  • View payment history

  • Can I postpone my property taxes?

  • Will the County postpone my property taxes?

  • Where can I go to get my property taxes postponed?

  • Ownership Tax Exclusions

  • Cotenancy Change in Ownership Exclusion:

  • Proportional Interest Transfer Change in Ownership Exclusion

  • Transferring Principal Residence Value

  • Will my taxes go up?

  • What is Revenue and Taxation Code 69.0?

  • What is a supplemental Assessment?

  • Can I appeal a supplemental assessment?

  • What is the supplemental assessment process?

  • ParcelQuest

This link will take you to ParcelQuest Lite , a private corporation using information from Tulare county to provide property data access to county residents.

  • What is a tax clearance?

  • How do I obtain a tax clearance?

  • Why is the Assessor involved with taxes?

  • College

  • Historical Aircraft

  • Religious

  • Taxable Possessory Interest on public, non-taxable property

  • What is a possessory interest?

  • How is a possessory interest (P.I.) valued?

  • Base year value forms

  • Transferring a principal residence

  • Property damaged or destroyed

  • Railroads

  • Ditches, Aqueducts and Canals

  • Electrical, Gas and other public utilities

  • Veterans

  • Disabled Veterans

  • Spouses of Veterans

  • What is a cadastre?

  • Why not just call it a map?

  • What is metes and bounds?

  • What is an Ag Preserve?

  • What is a Land Conservation Contract?

  • What is a Non-Renewal?