Frequently Asked Questions

What is "Assessed Value"?

What is "Taxable Value"?:

How Does a Property Transfer Affect My TAXABLE Value?

How Does a Property Transfer Affect My ASSESSED Value?

How Do Physical Changes Affect My Assessed & Taxable Values?

How is My Property Taxes Calculated?

What is a Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption?

What is a "Mill"?

How does the "Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption" differs from the "Homestead Property Tax Credit"?

When is My Property Taxes Due?

What Form of Payment is Accepted?

If I don't receive a Tax Bill, can I assume I don't owe any taxes?

But Money was Already collected for property taxes at my closing, why would I have additional property taxes due this year??

What should I do with the "Notice of Assessment & Taxable Valuation" which the Assessor's Office mails to me each February?

Is Assessing Information Available On-Line?