Department of Assessment
Our office is now closed to the public through March 1, 2021; however, we are still here to serve you.
You may reach us via phone at 541-766-6855; by email at AsmtDept@co.benton.or.us or visit our property account search for specific property account questions.
What Is The Assessment Department Responsible For?
- Assess all properties in Benton county as of January 1, of each year. Did a Benton County Appraiser visit you?
- Administer special programs such as special assessments, senior deferral, veteran and active duty military exemptions, enterprise zones, and various other property tax exemptions.
- Property information and ownership.
- Review taxing district budgets, compute tax rates for districts and assures that distribution of the tax levies are uniform.
Understanding Measure 50 And Your Taxable Value:
Above video courtesy of Deschutes County, Oregon
What do Property Taxes Pay For?