Filing Period Opens for Property Tax Assessment Appeals

Residents and business owners who disagree with their property tax assessments for the 2011-2012 year may file an application to appeal it between July 2 and Nov. 30, said Thomas J. Pastuszka, Clerk of the County Assessment Appeals Boards today.

Applications and information booklets are available on the County’s web site. Residents may also pick them up and speak with staff at the Clerk of the Board Office in the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 402.

To file an application, taxpayers should know their parcel or tax bill number, property address; and must state their opinion of the property’s market value on the application. Applications must be received in the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 30, or be postmarked by midnight Nov. 30.

Applications and forms can be mailed to: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Assessment Appeals, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 402, San Diego, CA 92101-2471.