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General & Ownership Information
(510) 272-3787

Business Personal Property:
(510) 272-3836

Our business hours are from 8:30AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday except for holidays

Non-Commercial (Private) Aircraft - Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How did you arrive at that value?
  • A: Values are based on aircraft market value guides and the filed Aircraft Property Statement.

  • Q: What if I sold the airplane?
  • A: Notify us in writing, and attach a copy of the bill of sale.

  • Q: What if I don't file the Aircraft Property Statement?
  • A: Failure to file an Aircraft Property Statement will require the Assessor to estimate the market value of the aircraft and apply a penalty assessment (Revenue and Taxation Code Sections 501 and 5367).

  • Q: When and where is an aircraft assessed for property taxes?
  • A: State law requires that aircraft be assessed on January 1 of every year, at the site where they are regularly or routinely located. Aircraft regularly located in Alameda County are assessed here, regardless of where they are registered.

If you have any questions please contact our Aircraft Division at (510) 272-3838


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