What is an occupancy tax?
If you purchase and move into a newly constructed home that no one has ever lived in, and move into it after January 1st, you will pay the occupancy tax instead of property taxes for the portion of the year you live there. You must notify your county assessor on or before the date you move into your new home.

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1. How is property assessed?
2. How often are property values adjusted?
3. How can my property be assessed on improvements when I haven't made any?
4. What makes property real or personal?
5. How do I know what value the assessor has estimated for my property?
6. What if I disagree with the value the assessor estimated for my property?
7. How is my property tax determined?
8. When will I get my property tax bill?
9. How can my taxes go up if my property's taxable value does not increase?
10. What is the average property tax rate?
11. Are there limits on property tax increases?
12. Why do I pay higher taxes than my neighbor?
13. Is any tax relief available to homeowners?
14. What is an occupancy tax?