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Boats/Aircrafts


Boat Assessment

Boats are taxable and are appraised annually at current market value as of January 1. Values are determined by reviewing purchase prices, sales of comparable boats and other market data. Information on their location and ownership is obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles, the United States Coast Guard, marina listings and on-site inspections.


San Joaquin County currently assesses approximately 10,000 boats.


Aircraft Assessment

Aircraft are taxable and are appraised annually at current market value as of January 1. Values are determined by reviewing purchase prices, sales of comparable aircraft and other market data. Information on their location and ownership is obtained from the State Board of Equalization, Federal Aviation Administration, airport listings, and on-site inspections.


San Joaquin County currently assesses approximately 400 aircraft.


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Boat/Watercraft Property Tax Questions and Answers



Q: Must I pay property taxes if my vessel is documented?

A: Yes. The law does not differentiate between vessels registered with the DMV and those documented with the Coast Guard.


 


Assessor's Office

44 North San Joaquin Street
Second Floor Suite 230
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-2630
Fax: (209) 468-8383
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