Parent/Child Exclusion

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

There is no fee for the Parent-Child exclusion provided the claim form is filed in a timely manner. Late filers must pay a fee.  Please see the County Administrative Office fee schedule for the current fiscal year.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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New Government Center

Monday - Friday 8-5

1055 Monterey Street Suite D360 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5643

Main Office Fax: (805)-781-5641

Real and Business Property Fax: (805)-788-2042

Public Service/Front Counter Fax: (805)-788-2041

Mapping and Transfers Fax: (805)-781-4034

Atascadero Office

Monday - Friday 8-4

6565 Capistrano Avenue Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6143

Fax: (805) 461-6159

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify?

In order to qualify, a properly completed, state-approved Parent-Child Exclusion claim form must be flied timely with the Assessor's Office. If not completed in a timely manner, file processing fees may apply.

What can be excluded from reassessment?

Parent-Child exclusions include transfers of a principal residence and up to $1,000,000 of full cash value (as defined) in other real property for each transferor/grantor. This exclusion does not apply if the real property interest is part of a legal entity.

Who qualifies for a parent to child exclusion?

The Parent-Child exclusion is for family transfers between parents and children that occurred on or after November 6, 1986. "Children" includes natural, step and in-law relationships as defined by law. It also includes children that were adopted before the age of 18.