19 Oct

County Assessor’s Office Remains Open For Business

first_imgCounty Assessor Ken MilderCOUNTY News:In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and recent reports of closures, the Los Alamos County Assessor’s Office would like to inform the public that staff will continue to conduct business and provide services without changes for the foreseeable future.Since this is a rapidly evolving situation, the Assessor’s Office will continue coordinating with the Emergency Management Office and County Manager to align with other proactive measures being taken. During this emergency situation, ensuring the health and well-being of the public and staff is the top priority. Unless business must be conducted in person at the Assessor’s office, individuals are encouraged to visit the Assessor’s website at losalamosnm/assessor, e-mail [email protected] or call 505.662.8030 for any questions or concerns.MISSIONThe mission of the Los Alamos County Assessor’s Office is to provide excellent public service by providing complete, accurate and timely assessments of all property subject to taxation in accordance with the Property Tax Code applicable statutes, orders, regulations and laws, the tenants of the International Association of Assessing Officers, and Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, with a well-managed office and professional staff.GOALSProvide for a Property Valuation Maintenance Program that implements the process utilized in the valuation of property taxation and complies with the Property Tax Code.Provide fair, uniform and equitable assessments on all real and personal property subject to property taxation, by utilizing a computer assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system incorporated with a geographic information system (GIS).Meet or exceed the requirements of the New Mexico Property Tax Division and the Property Tax Code for level of assessment and uniformity by constant market analysis.Provide current, accurate information to the public as well as other departments and governmental entities upon which to base decisions on.Conduct educational outreach programs to increase public awareness of assessment process and taxpayer benefits available.Provide and maintain a professional, certified, and knowledgeable staff.The Assessor’s Office also welcomes any questions, comments or concerns.last_img

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