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Protesting Assessment Values

A: To start the appeal/protest process in Bernalillo County, you should:

  1. Completely fill out the Protest Form that is available during the protest period at the County Assessor's Office or on the Assessor's web page. 
  2. The completed form must be returned to the Assessor's Office within 30-days of the initial mailing date of the Notice of Value.  
  3. An informal meeting will be made with a field appraiser.
  4. A formal hearing with the Protest Valuation Review Board will be scheduled if the valuation is not resolved at the informal meeting.
  5. If it is not resolved satisfactorily at the Board Hearing before the Protest Valuation Review Board, you may make an official appeal to District Court.

Protesting Assessment Values

A:Yes. Property records are confidential information. You may only review your own file.

Protesting Assessment Values

A: Pursuant to 7-38-39 NMSA 1978 Protesting Values-Claim for refund, after receiving your property tax bill and after making payment prior to the delinquency date of all property taxes you may file a claim for refund in District Court.

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