Assessment and Taxation

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Oregon Department of Revenue: 
Property Tax
The Oregon Map

ON LINE PAYMENTS
Debit/Credit Card
Transaction Fees
Tax Payments: 2.5% of tax
paid, minimum $2.00 charge
E-Checks: $2.00 Flat Fee 

 

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 Here.

Change of Address Form
You will need to download the form, print it out, complete the change and sign it. Return it to our office via email at assessor@co.wasco.or.us, mail it to 511 Washington St, Rm 208, The Dalles, OR 97058 or bring it to our office.