Nevada County Assessor advises businesses to submit Business Property Statement to prevent penalties

Business owners in Nevada County have until May 7, 2024, to file their Business Property Statement with the Assessor’s Office. The filing period is open from January 1 through April 1, and businesses can choose to file electronically or by filling out a paper form. If a business receives a notice to file letter from the Assessor, they must either eFile their statement or complete, sign, and return a paper statement by the deadline.

Any business that owns Personal Property and/or Fixtures with a total combined cost of $100,000 or more must file a Business Property Statement even if not requested by the Assessor. Electronic filing offers benefits such as automatic carryover of prior year acquisition cost information, saving time and resources. Additionally, businesses will receive confirmation that their Business Property Statement has been successfully filed.

For those who prefer to mail their statement, they can download a paper Business Property Statement through the e-filing web portal if they have received a notice to file letter. It is important to note that all information must be entered on the form each year. Paper forms must be filled out, signed, and postmarked or delivered to the Assessor’s office by May 7 or else they will be subject to a 10% penalty.

Business owners can visit the Business Property webpage for more information about filing requirements and deadlines. If they need further assistance or have any questions regarding re-sent notice to file letters, they can email the Assessor’s office at or call 530-265-1259.

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