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Otero County, Colorado - Assessor's Office

The Otero County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Otero County, Colorado. You can contact the Otero County Assessor for:

  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Paying your property tax
  • Checking the Otero County property tax due date
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Your property tax bill
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal

13 West Third StreetThe Otero County Assessor's Office is located in La Junta, Colorado. La Junta is the county seat of Otero County, where most local government offices are located. The assessor's office is located in the same building as the Otero County government, at 13 West 3rd Street.

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Otero County Assessor's Office Services

There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Otero County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Otero County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Otero County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Otero County.
  2. The Otero County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
  3. The Otero County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Otero County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Otero County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Otero County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 719-383-3010. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

Please call the assessor's office in La Junta before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Otero County government at 719-383-3000.

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The median property tax in Otero County, Colorado is $486.00

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