Understanding Your Property Taxes


If you own property in Deschutes County, you’re familiar with recent real estate market value “ups-and-downs” during the last few years. Through upcoming town hall meetings, Deschutes County Assessor Scot Langton wants to prepare you for an interesting combination of Measure 50 consequences, market fluctuation and current economic circumstances.

Langton and his staff will hold a series of property tax town hall meetings through November 13 in La Pine, Bend, and Redmond. At the meetings, the public is welcome to ask questions about the property tax process, their property tax bills, and anything else related to the topic.

All property tax meetings will be held from 5 to 7pm at the following locations:

La Pine, Oct. 29, La Pine Justice Court, 51340 Hwy 97
Redmond, November 6, Redmond Fire Hall, 341 NW Dogwood Ave.
Bend, November 13, Deschutes Services Center, Barnes/Sawyer Room, 1300 NW Wall St.

Additionally, the County has come up with an easy way for you to review your own tax situation on-line.  A new video called “Graph It!” has been produced to help you understand how Oregon’s voter approved Measure 50 impacts your property. Spread the word, and feel free to forward the link below to your friends and family who own property in Deschutes County. It’s important for everyone to be informed.

To learn more about Deschutes County property taxes, please visit

www.deschutes.org/GraphIt. Still have questions? To speak to staff at the Deschutes County Assessor’s Office, please call (541) 388-6508.


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