Assessor

Responsibilities

The county Assessor and their staff are responsible for locating and identifying  taxable properties located in Taos County and to determine the taxable value of all property in accordance with laws set forth by The State of New Mexico regarding property valuations and tax assessments.


County Assessor Abel L. Montoya

I, Abel L. Montoya, will hold these responsibilities to the utmost importance as it is my responsibility to assess all property in Taos County as fair and accurately as possible.

My staff and I are here to serve our number one priority which is the public of Taos County and the State of New Mexico. I am committed to serving all constituents of Taos County to the best of my ability. It is our goal at the Taos County Assessor's office to be accessible to the public and to hold ourselves accountable.

I will always have an open door for ideas and for any questions or concerns you may have regarding your property valuation. I want to educate the public in how the Assessor’s Office runs day to day and be able to provide a listening ear and helping hand to all.

As Taos County Assessor my goal is to continue aggressive mapping in conjunction with correcting property records in order to be able to locate properties and assess as accurately as possible. I will focus on what can be done to help property owners as well as looking into legislative procedures that will help resolve problems and continue helping the taxpayers as I always have. I will treat my staff with respect and compassion for they are the ones that make the Assessor’s Office.

Understand the Process

As a property owner it is important for you to understand the valuation process used to assess taxes on property. click here for more information. You can also find further information at the New Mexico Taxation & Revenue's Property Tax Division.

You can also do a property search by clicking here. Please note that topological characteristics of land and improvements are for assessment purposes only and should be verified by the property owner.

Thank you for visiting the Taos County Assessor's website. We hope you will find this website to contain useful and informattion regarding property tax assessments in New Mexico and Taos County.