Jeffrey Prang

A message from our Assessor

MISSION STATEMENT

We produce an accurate and timely assessment roll while delivering exceptional service to the public.

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!

Signature of Jeffrey Prang

JEFFREY PRANG
Assessor

Assessor Biography

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang was elected in 2014 as the 27th Assessor for the County of Los Angeles and re-elected in 2018.

Raised in Warren, Michigan, Assessor Prang is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University. After graduation, Mr. Prang relocated to California where he served nearly 18 years as a councilmember for the City of West Hollywood, including four terms as Mayor among many other positions in the public sector.

Upon taking office in 2014 as the Los Angeles County Assessor, Mr. Prang implemented sweeping reforms to ensure that the strictest ethical guidelines rooted in fairness, accuracy and integrity would be adhered to in his office.

The Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office is the largest office of its kind in the nation with 1,200 employees and provides the foundation for a property tax system that generates $17 billion annually.

Assessor Prang is a State Board of Equalization licensed appraiser, an Executive Committee member of the California Assessors’ Association (CAA), and an active member of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and the Society of Auditor-Appraisers (SAA).

Assessor Jeff Prang lives in Baldwin Hills with his husband Ray Vizcarra, who is the instrumental music director at Redondo Union High School.

Assessor Responsibilities

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?

  • Assessor Phone

    For information about other exemptions, exclusions and tax relief, call

    213.893.1239Ringing Telephone

    Si desea ayuda en Español, llame al número

    888.807.2111Ringing Telephone

  • Assessor Email

    Send your questions, comments and suggestions to:

    helpdesk@assessor.lacounty.gov

  • 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:

    www.lacountypropertytax.com

  • Property Information Hotline

    Minimal wait times averaging less than a minute and fast transfers to expert staff during normal business hours.

    Toll-free  888.807.2111Ringing Telephone

  • 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  888.807.2111Ringing Telephone  press 8

    213.974.3838Ringing Telephone

  • Convenient Office Locations

    Visit one of the Assessor's conveniently located offices for assistance, pick-up forms or get additional information.

    Office Locations