Taxable Personal Property FAQs

About Taxable Personal Property

If you are a first time filer, the declaration may seem complicated and confusing. It’s made to accommodate many different types of property - please read the instructions carefully:

  • It is recommended to keep a list of your assets including costs and dates of purchase. Update it periodically with new acquisitions and disposals. If you have your accountant prepare your declaration send them a copy of your updated assets list.
  • Do not use vague terms like “various” and “same as last year.”
  • File the original declaration with the Assessor’s Office as soon as possible before November 1, be sure to sign and date your return.
  • Keep a copy for your records and for referral when filing subsequent declarations.
  • Call or visit the Assessor’s Office for any questions or concerns.