Rio Arriba County Assessor

 
RAC AGRICULTURAL LAND                                                                 cHANGE OF ADDRESS
rac LIVESTOCK REPORT                                                                    pETITION OF PROTEST
APPLICATION FOR LIMITATION 65 AND DISABLED                         cERTIFICATE OF VALUES
APPLICATION FOR VETERAN'S AND DISABLED  VETERAN'S            CERTIFICATE OF TAX RATES
MANUFACTURED HOMES                                                                    abstract of values
NON GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES EXEMPTION APPLICATION           summary of tax rates
BPP 2024 FORM                                                                                  property tax facts
HEAD OF FAMILY EXEMPTION REQUEST                                           CLASSIFICATION DECLARATION

PROPERTY TAX REVENUE SOURCES

 

 

 



 
                                                                                                                  
 
 
 
 
 
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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

July 1, 2024 - additional footage was captured on Friday June 28, 2024 in cooperation with Los Alamos County.  We have uploaded the images and converted the raster data into vector data which will allow images to be used as a Feature Layer on our GIS map.  We have published it on our online Property Map Search, ready for the public to use.  Click on our Property Map Search (above), agree to the terms and conditions and click Ok.

 

Attachment of PDF Images 1.(Click)

 
 
We are currently conducting a Survey for individuals who visit our County website. Kindly spare a moment to participate in the survey as your feedback would be greatly appreciated. Please click the link below to access the survey.

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico - Community Survey (surveymonkey.com)


 

Rio Arriba County Assessor’s Office will be mailing out the 2024 Notice of Values by

April 17th. Please review the Notice of Value as this will determine your tax bill. If
you have any questions or did not receive the Notice of Value, please contact our
office at (505)753-7019 or (575) 588-7726.
 

Mission Statement

To provide exceptional service in property assessment and valuation to the tax payers of

Rio Arriba County impartially and free of favor to assure every tax payer contributes their

fair share of the property tax burden, with professional and competent staff, in accordance

with the laws of the State of New Mexico and implementation of best practices.

 

Vision Statement

To be an organization that is recognized for its excellent service in the cutting of innovation.

Providing uniform, fair and equitable property assessment that everyone can rely on, public

and government alike. Providing a work environment with competent, work oriented, staff in

an effective and efficient setting and in the cutting edge of technology. Preserving the culture

and tradition of Rio Arriba County while embracing the future through technology and industry

standards. Providing the citizens of Rio Arriba a place to live, work and play.

Goals

  • Discover, list and value all real and personal property (including Manufactured Homes and Livestock)

    in Rio Arriba County in adherence to the NM Property Tax Code.

  • Implement a reappraisal program to canvass the entire county to assure every tax payer

    contributes their fair share of the tax burden.

  • Provide all available information to the public and any governmental entities required of our office.
  • Provide employees with the necessary training and education needed to perform and excel in their

    duties while promoting professional growth.

  • Providing the necessary resources to provide staff the means to achieve goals in a professional

    and efficient work environment.


 

County Wide Re-Appraisal

Rio Arriba County Assessor's office staff is in the process of conducting a mass re-appraisal

county wide. If you see them on your property that is why they are there. Updating new

value is beneficial to all the Rio Arriba county tax payers because tax dollars collected go to

your schools and county hospital. More new value means the tax levies go down. In most

cases unless new bonds have been passed for that tax year.


Questionnaires

If you find a questionnaire on your door or gate requesting more information, please contact

our office. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and ensures that your assessment which

(determines your tax bill) is accurate.


Veteran's Exemption

If you are a veteran or disabled veteran and are not getting a veteran's exemption; please

come in and get an application from us or download the one provided at the top of this page.


Head of Household Exemption

If you are the owner of a home in Rio Arriba County and it is your primary residence; you are

eligible for a head of household exemption. Please notify this office if you would like to claim

this exemption.


Valuation Freeze

If you are age 65 or older or disabled and have a household income of $41,900 or less please

come in and apply for the valuation freeze on your primary home; If you know a person who

might qualify please pass this information on to them.

Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM. 

We are open during the lunch hour for your convenience.


Locations:

Tierra Amarilla Assessor’s Office

In the Rio Arriba County Archive Center

PO Box 277 
 
Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico 87575

Phone: 575 588-7726
Fax: 575 588-7374


Española Sub Office

1122 Industrial Park Road
Española, New Mexico 87532
 
Phone: 
505 753-7019 or 
505 753-3382 
 

Fax: 505 753-3760


The general office email address is CountyAssessor@rio-arriba.org

Assessor

Joaquin Valdez, Assessor 

 Deputy Assessor

Donald Valdez, Chief Deputy Assessor 

Tierra Amarilla Staff

  • Brenda Leyba - Administrative          Assistant II / Livestock Specialist

Espanola Staff