Apply to Lower your San Mateo County Property Taxes Now
The Assessor is "... accepting applications for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 tax years at this time.
The period to submit for the 2010-11 will end February 15, 2011.
Please note that the period to submit applications for the 2009-10 tax year is closed."
|If you purchased your home in the last 10 years, and you have not applied for a
Property Tax Reduction it is likely that your San Mateo County Property Tax Assessment is
too high and does not reflect the fair value of your home, rental property, commercial
property, or unimproved land. It's important to know the deadlines. Time is limited for
each tax year.
We will supply you with the comparable sales information that you need to fill out the required form for free. No charge.
You can also download the Decline in Value Form here.
Please see the Press Release Below - there are folks out there who are trying to make money off of a process you can do youself for free.
If you have significantly remodeled your home and have recieved a Supplemental Assessment it may not be reasonable. It's very important to know the Assessors rules and the basis for such "Supplemental Assessments". The Assessors can be mistaken in their calculations or their methods of analysis.
http://www.smcare.org/assessor/homeownerresources/form_declineapp.asp Decline in Value Request Form
Tax Reduction Scams: