19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20 known as the
Stay-At-Home order directing all individuals living in California to stay home
or at their place of residence. In order to comply with this order, appeals
scheduled for hearing in April may be postponed until further notice.
Applicants will be notified of this postponement. Postponements by the Board do
not prevent applicants from requesting a postponement in the future. The
Assessment Appeals Board will meet telephonically to consider postponements,
stipulations and withdrawals.
Appeal Applications may be filed by mailing an original application and fee if
applicable to Clerk of the Assessment Appeals Board; 44 N. San Joaquin Street,
Suite 627; Stockton, CA 95202. Applicants are discouraged from visiting the
office in person. Please check the Filing Dates below before submitting an
The property taxes you pay are based on your property’s assessed value, as determined by the County Assessor. If you feel that your property value is less than the Assessor’s value, you have the right to appeal that value to your local Assessment Appeals Board by filing an Assessment Appeal Application. We have provided information below to guide you through the Assessment Appeal process.
The 2019 regular
assessment filing period has closed. Check back in May for the 2020 Regular
Assessment filing period. Generally, the regular assessment filing period is
between July 1 and November 30.
No later than 60 days after the date on which the assessee was notified of the assessment by the Assessor's office.
No later than 60 days from the date of the final Notice of Enrollment of Escaped Assessment from the Assessor's office.
Before You File:
You will need to enter the Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) or other property identifier on the new Assessment Appeal Application. You can find this information on the notice you received from the Assessor or the Tax Collector.
There is a $30.00 non-refundable processing fee for each Assessment Appeal Application submitted.
There is an exemption for single family, owner-occupied property with an assessed value of $150,000 or less.
It is required that you attach a copy of the supplemental or escape assessment notice or tax bill.
One Assessment Appeals Application is required for each parcel.
The video below will walk you through the process of filling out the Assessment Appeal Application.
Filling our the Assessment Appeal Application
After You File:
You are able to discuss the basis of your assessment with the Assessor's staff. if you do not agree as to the taxable value, you may file an Assessment Appeal Application.
After filing within the deadline, you may still attempt to reach an agreement with the Assessor anytime up to the date set for the Assessment Appeals Board hearing.