Assessor-Recorder Chu Alerts Public to 9/15/2014 Deadline to Appeal Property Tax Assessment
For Immediate Release
Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Contact: Edward McCaffrey, (415) 554-5231
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San Francisco, CA – On Monday, September 15, 2014, the City and County of San Francisco will close the filing period for a formal appeal of the 2014/2015 assessed property value. The period for appeals opened on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.
“The appeals process is an opportunity for San Francisco property owners to bring additional information forward for the purposes of ensuring a fair and equitable value of their property,” said Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu. Further, “Many property owners are not aware of the appeals deadline, and we want to make every effort to ensure they are aware of their rights.”
In order to file an appeal, property owners must complete an Application for Changed Assessment (accessible by visiting www.sfgov.org/aab) and submit a non-refundable $60 administrative processing fee no later than 9/15/2014 to the Assessment Appeals Board (AAB), 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, City Hall, Room 405, San Francisco, CA 94102.
The Assessment Appeals Board is independently appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The role of the AAB is to equalize the valuation of the taxable property within the City and County of San Francisco.