Department of Assessment
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?