About the County Assessor:

The County Assessor locates all taxable property in the county and determines how much the property will be taxed. The term is for four years.

The Basics of the County Assessor:

The County Assessor locates all taxable property in the county and determines how much the property will be taxed. The Assessor does not determine how property is taxed, the Assessor only enforces the rules. The Assessor also determines which properties receive tax exemptions and deferrals. The term is for four years.

Detailed Rules and Responsibilities of the County Assessor:

The County Assessor locates all taxable property in the county, identifies who owns the property and determines how much the property will be taxed. The Assessor does not determine how property is taxed, the Assessor only enforces the rules. The Assessor also determines which properties receive tax exemptions and deferrals, and maintains the tax assessor parcel maps. The term is for four years.


Additional Information

Definitions provided by Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy.