Personal Property

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Definition of Personal Property

"Personal property" includes machinery, equipment, and other articles related to a commercial or industrial operation that are either affixed or not affixed to the real property for proper utilization of such articles. 

Personal Property examples:
  • Equipment
  • Machinery
  • Furniture
  • Signs
  • Computers
  • Printers
It is the responsibility of the business to provide an accurate and complete list of their personal property to the Assessor.  If information is not received from the business, then the Assessor will assign a best information available estimate as to the amount of personal property in the business.

Declaration Schedule

The Declaration Schedule for personal property is sent to businesses and residences in January.  These forms list an entity's assets which need to be updated every year.  The form should be signed and returned by April 15th to avoid a penalty.

Notice of Value

Notice of Valuations (NOV) are sent June 15th.  To protest your personal property value, sign and return the NOV by June 30th.  Please see the Appeal Guide for more information.