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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: If my boat/watercraft is for sale and is consigned to a broker, will it be assessed for property taxes?

A: Yes. Only boats and airplanes owned and held in inventory for sale by a licensed dealer are exempt from property taxes.


 


Assessor's Office

44 North San Joaquin Street
Second Floor Suite 230
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-2630
Fax: (209) 468-8383
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4: 30