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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Questions



Q: If I give property to my children, will it be reassessed?


A: Legislation was passed in 1986 excluding from reassessment transfers between parents and children of the principal residence and $1 million assessed value of other property. A claim form must be timely filed with the Assessor’s Office to qualify. For additional information regarding this exclusion, contact our office at 209-468-2658.

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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