General Interest Information

WE ARE NAPA COUNTY

Assessor

John Tuteur Assessor

General Interest Information

Title
Accurate Values 
Explains the importance of providing information to the assessor.
Addresses of Property 
Explains difference between mailing and situs addresses.
Direct Charges on the Property Tax Bill 
Explains the difference between property taxes and direct charges.
Discouraging Dumping on Rural Roads 
Explains steps to take to discourage road side litter.
Duties of the Assessor 
Describes the role of the assessor in the property system.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 
Explains geographic information systems.
Groundwater Management 
Explains the need and rules governing groundwater management.
History of the Property Tax 
Discusses background of property taxes.
Place Names 
Explains how names are assigned to geographic features.
Proration of Property Taxes 
Explains how property taxes can be prorated between buyer and seller.
Public Records and Personal Privacy 
Explains the meaning of public records.
Secured and Unsecured Taxes 
Explains how taxes become a lien against property.