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Kern County Assessor
1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
8-5 M-F (Except Holidays)

Solicitations by Non-County Company

A company known as Local Records Office located in Los Angeles is sending out solicitations to taxpayers who recently purchased property in Kern County. They claim to provide a property profile and deed information for a fee. This company is not associated with Kern County or the Kern County Assessorís or Recorderís Offices. This solicitation has the appearance of a bill. Please do not regard this correspondence as a bill. Property profile information is available at the Assessorís Office and Deed information is available at the Recorderís Office for a nominal fee.


“2016/2017 Annual Tax Bills are Being Mailed”

The 2016/2017 annual tax bills are being mailed and many property owners are now receiving them. If recipients find they have an issue with the assessed value indicated on their bill they are encouraged to contact the Kern County Assessorís Office at 1115 Truxtun Ave. Bakersfield California, 93301 (661) 868-3485. Staff is available to respond to inquiries concerning the assessment.

If the property owner continues to have issue with the assessed value after communicating with the Assessorís staff the filing of an assessment appeal is also available. These applications need to be filed by November 30, 2016 to be valid.


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Kern County Recorder
1530 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Kern County Hall of Records
1655 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

PH 661-868-6400
FX 661-327-3241 (Recordings)
FX 661-868-6432 (Vital Records)
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(Except Holidays)