The Finance Department, also known as the Financial Services Department or Finance & Tax Office, provides many services that support all Offices and Departments under Sherman County Government. Services include: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Budget/Audit, and Road Cost Accounting. The Financial Services Department also administers Property Tax Collection and the Resident Incentive Program.
FAQ Topic: Property surveys
Sherman County’s Board of Property Tax Appeals offers a process for citizens to request a reduction of the value of their buildings, manufactured structures, land, industrial machinery, and industrial equipment. Appeal forms are online; see “How to appeal your property value” for further details on the hearing process. Note that property value, not taxes, are … Continued
The County Clerk’s Office records documents that affect title to real property in Sherman County. All documents received for recording must be in compliance with Oregon statutes. Documents are recorded, then indexed, scanned, and microfilmed. See the Fee Schedule for costs and Recording Procedures & Requirements for further details. The County Clerk’s Office accepts cash … Continued
Property values and taxes on real property are tied to the property, not the owner. The previous owner may have done work to the property that was discovered at the time of sale.
Ballot Measure 50 limits Maximum Assessed Value (MAV) increases to 3% per year except under certain circumstances including, but not limited to: New construction/additions of more than $10,000 in one year or $25,000 over 5 years Remodel or significant rehabilitation of more than $10,000 in one year or $25,000 over 5 years Partitioning or subdivision … Continued
Appraisers might visit your property to verify the terms and conditions of a recent sale; verify and/or update the property characteristics; appraise new construction; appraise remodels and additions; and appraise property for removal of exemptions or adjudications from prior appeals. Generally, appraisers will leave a business card on the front door. If you have received a … Continued
Your Assessed Value (AV) can increase for two reasons: An Exception Event Or if your previous year’s Real Market Value was lower than your Maximum Assessed Value and now your Real Market Value is more than your Maximum Assessed value. If so, you may see a jump in your Assessed Value, depending on how low … Continued
Real Market Value (RMV) is typically the price your property would sell for in a transaction between a willing buyer and a willing seller on January 1, the assessment date for the tax year. To estimate the initial RMV for your property, your county assessor appraises your property using a physical inspection and a comparison … Continued