Department of Assessment
The Assessment Department moved to 4500 SW Research Way.
COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES – While the public lobby has reopened; we ask that that you continue to call our office for in-person appointments. Please contact us for assistance by, telephone 541-766-6855; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our property account search for specific property account questions.
What Is The Assessment Department Responsible For?
- Assess all properties in Benton County as of January 1, of each year. Did a Benton County Appraiser visit you?
- Administer special programs such as special assessments, senior deferral, veteran and active-duty military exemptions, enterprise zones, and various other property tax exemptions.
- Property information and ownership.
- Review taxing district budgets, compute tax rates for districts and assures that distribution of the tax levies are uniform.
Understanding Measure 50 And Your Taxable Value:
Above video courtesy of Deschutes County, Oregon
What do Property Taxes Pay For?
When Appealing Your Property Tax