Merced County, California Tax Assessors' Office
2222 M Street
Merced, California 95340
Where is the Merced County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Merced County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Merced County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Merced County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Merced County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Merced County Assessor's Office at (209) 385 7631 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Merced County Facts:
The median home value in Merced County is between $235,722.00 and $246,278.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Merced County?
You can try contacting the Merced County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Merced County is located in the County Administration Building in Merced, which is where the Merced County Assessors' Office is also located. You can direct your general inquiries to Merced County with the contact info listed below.
Merced County Phone Number
Merced County Fax Number
Merced County County Administration Building Address
County Administration Building
2222 M St
Merced, CA 95340-3729
Useful Merced County Links:
- Property Tax Bill Search
- Merced County Assessors' Office Homepage
- GIS Data Files
- Property Tax Search Tool
- Merced County Government Homepage
- Parcel Search Search
- GIS Map