A message from our Assessor
We value people and property by creating an accurate and timely assessment roll while delivering exceptional and professional public service with integrity.
Welcome to the new Los Angeles County Assessor Website
I am honored and privileged to serve as your County Assessor. My office is responsible for locating all taxable property in the County and establishing its value. With 2.6 million assessments, we are the largest assessment agency in the nation and we are committed to establishing accurate and fairly assessed property values.
My staff and I are here to assist you with your questions and concerns. Our aim is to offer you the best possible customer service and to provide you with your needed property-related information.
Please send us your suggestions as we continue to look for new ways to improve this site.
Thank you for visiting our website and for the opportunity to serve you and your needs. Please contact us anytime – we are here to help!
On December 1, 2014, Jeffrey Prang was sworn in as the 27th Assessor for the County of Los Angeles. Mr. Prang was elected to serve a four year term.
Born in Detroit and raised in Warren, Michigan, Assessor Jeffrey Prang is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University with a B.A. in International Relations, where he also played trombone in the Michigan State Marching Band. In 2004, Mr. Prang completed the Program for Senior Executives in Local and State Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Professionally, Jeffrey Prang is a State Board of Equalization licensed appraiser, the Vice Chair of the Central-Southern chapter of the California Assessors’ Association (CAA), and an active member of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). Before becoming Assessor, Jeffrey Prang served as a member of the Executive Staff in the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor.
Prior to his work in the Assessor’s Office, Mr. Prang served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Pico Rivera; Senior Advisor to the Los Angeles County Sheriff; Deputy to State Board of Equalization Chair, and current State Treasurer, John Chiang; Director of Public Information, City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services; Press Deputy to Los Angeles City Council President Ruth Galanter; and Special Assistant to Los Angeles County Assessor Kenneth P. Hahn. In 1993, Mr. Prang completed the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Real Estate Appraisal Training program. Mr. Prang began his career as a Realtor with Re/Max Realty in Warren, Michigan.
Mr. Prang served nearly 18 years as a councilmember for the City of West Hollywood, including four terms as mayor. Additionally, Mr. Prang has served on several key boards and commissions, including the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission, Los Angeles County Library Commission and as Chair of the Los Angeles County Sanitation District - District 4, and the Los Angeles County Sanitation District Finance Authority. Jeffrey Prang lives in West Hollywood with his partner Ray Vizcarra, who is the instrumental music director at Redondo Union High School.
The Office of the Assessor has the following four primary responsibilities:
1. To locate all taxable property in the County and identify ownership.
2. To establish a taxable value for all property subject to property taxation.
3. To complete an assessment roll showing the assessed values of all property.
4. To apply all legal exemptions.
How Can We Help?
For information about other exemptions, exclusions and tax relief, call
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Send your questions, comments and suggestions to:
Los Angeles County Property Tax Website
General information about property taxes, including how to read your tax bill and where to find answers to your questions at:
Property Information Hotline
Minimal wait times averaging less than a minute and fast transfers to expert staff during normal business hours.
Automated Interactive Voice System
Information on valuations and taxes can be obtained by entering the Assessor Identification Number from a property tax bill.
Toll-free 888.807.2111 press 8
Convenient Office Locations
Visit one of the Assessor's conveniently located offices for assistance, pick-up forms or get additional information.