Property damaged in the recent winter storms are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to El Dorado County Assessor Karl Weiland.
There are provisions of the Revenue & Taxation code that immediately reduce the assessed value in recognition of loss caused by storm damage.
In order to qualify for relief, the loss in value must exceed $10,000 and a claim filed within 12 months of the damage. The office will also be contacting property owners in an effort to insure all damaged property is reviewed.
Property owners who have questions or need assistance should call 530.621.5719.