Departments :: Assessment and Tax
We are responsible for identifying taxable properties and assigning values in order to calculate and collect property taxes that fund local taxing districts. We are also responsible for reading deeds and maintaining property ownership; business personal property; manufactured structures; plats, lot line adjustments, cancel & combines, segregations of property; exemption programs and special assessment programs.
Tax Collection certifies the tax roll; collects current and delinquent taxes; turns over collections to the Treasurer for distribution to all taxing districts; processes foreclosures; manages bankruptcies; does personal property warrants and garnishments; submits yearly audit reports of all tax collections; handles tax appeals; does correction/journal vouchers; processes Fire/Act of God Applications; processes refunds; collects advance collections; and other related work as required.
How does the Oregon Tax System work? Measure 5, Measure 50, what does it mean?
Courtesy of Deschutes County Oregon, the Property Tax Fairy will help explain. Click on the following link.
Assessor/Tax Collector: Jill Amery Office Manager: Marci Beebe
Chief Appraiser: Larry Reeder Tax Collector Deputy: Linda Perkins
Appraiser: Brandon Jones Appraiser: Melanie Brown
Appraiser: Shannon Brackenbury Personal Property Specialist: Sue Awmiller
Deeds Specialist: Jason Wallace Office Assistant I: Dee Foster