Assessor's Office

Mission Statement

The mission of the Yavapai County Assessor's Office is to proficiently and effectively comply with all applicable statutes, procedures, and regulations of the State of Arizona in producing an accurate annual assessment roll for use by the public and by governmental agencies.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Yavapai County Assessor's Office is to be the most professional, ethical, efficient and technologically advanced assessor's office nationwide.

Values Statement

Although the county government employs the staff of the Yavapai County Assessor’s Office, the staff is ultimately answerable to the people of Yavapai County. In this role, the staff serves as Guardians of the Public Trust and adheres to the following values:

  • Teamwork - The staff will seek cooperative relationships with each other and with other departments of the county government in order to provide improved and efficient services to the public.
  • Integrity - The staff will faithfully and impartially follow the laws, regulations, and procedures of the State of Arizona in the performance of their duties.
  • Respect - The staff will treat everyone in a respectful, dignified, courteous, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Excellence - The staff will strive to continually improve the procedures, processes, and technology of the office.
  • Responsibility - The staff will value and safeguard the trust bestowed upon them by the public.

Assessor Functions and Duties

  • Discover, list and uniformly value all taxable and nontaxable property in Yavapai County
  • Determine proper legal classification for all properties based on the current use of the property
  • Comply with legal requirements for processing assessment appeals in a timely manner
  • Determine the eligibility for property tax exemptions
  • Provide current assessment information to the community
  • Work to improve the property tax laws in the State of Arizona