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2020 On-Line Property Statement Filing

We are very excited to share our very first 2018-2019 Assessors Annual Report.


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Disaster Relief Application


The appeal application period for 2018-2019 tax roll is closed.

 Assessment Appeals Board

What The Assessor Does 


Legend of Frequently Used Abbreviations

  • California State Board of Equalization (SBE or BOE): State agency that oversees and assists in the application of Property Tax Law by each County Assessor's Office.
  • California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD): State agency that, among other things, oversees the registration of Manufactured Homes.
  • California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): Provides vehicle and vessel ownership information to Assessors Offices.
  • Madera County Assessment Appeals Board (AAB): Five person appointed board that presides over Assessment Appeal Hearings in Madera County.
  • Revenue and Taxation Code of the State of California (R & T): Codified Laws that define and explain the application of Proposition 13 for the entire state.
  • Base Year Value (BYV): The assessed value established in the year of property acquisition or new construction.
  • Factored Base Year Value (FBYV): The annual maximum 2% increase in assessed value allowed by Proposition 13 to the Base Year Value.