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Exclusions

Grassy valley with a barn and mountains in the distanceSome exclusions from tax assessment are available to benefit property owners.  The exclusions can be for certain transfers of ownership interest, or for valuation of certain new construction. 

The most common transfer exclusions are for transfers between parents and children and for qualifying base year value transfers. 

The most common new construction exclusions are for the installation of solar energy systems, improvements making a property accessible to the disabled and certain exclusions related to new home construction intended for re-sale.

Related Services

Base Year Value Transfer for Persons Aged 55 and Over
Parent-Child Exclusion From Reassessment
Grandparent-to-Grandchild Exclusion
File a Contractor's Exclusion
File a Solar Energy Exclusion
File a Disabled Persons Claim for Transfer of Base Year Value