Assessment and Taxation Office

Wasco County is working on new construction appraisals in many of The Dalles neighborhoods.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact our office at (541) 506-2510. 
These valuations will be effective for 1/1/2024 and included in the tax roll for October 2024.

Office Notice about COVID-19

In a continued effort to prevent, slow, and stop the spread of COVID-19 to our citizens, our office continues to promote business by phone, email and online service. If you are not sure how to access services online, please call our office at 541-506-2510 or email to to discuss.  
Our office continues to promote new business practices surrounding paying your property taxes. For additional information on our preferred payment methods for paying your property taxes during this time, please click here.

Our property detail and tax information is available online.  To access Ascend web, please click here.
IF PAYING BEFORE NOVEMBER 15th, please click on the detailed statement link in Ascend Web to see the amount due with the 3% discount.

Answering questions about property taxes
How does the Oregon Tax System work? Measure 5, Measure 50, what does it mean? Courtesy of Deschutes County Oregon, the Property Tax Fairy will help explain.  Access the Property Tax Fairy YouTube video for information about Measures 5 & 50 and how it affects your property tax by clicking here (Closed Captioning provided). 

What is the difference between Maximum Assessed Value and Real Market Value? 
The following video will help explain.  Access Understanding the Difference Between Maximum Assessed Value and Real Market Value video by clicking here (Closed Captioning provided).

Where do your property taxes go?  What's In It For Me?  
The following video will help explain.  Access What's In It For Me by clicking here (Closed Captioning provided).

Change of Address
You will need to download the form, print it out, complete the change and sign it. Return it to our office via email at, mail it to 511 Washington St, Rm 208, The Dalles, OR 97058 or bring it to our office.  Access the Change of Address form here.

Debit/Credit Card Transaction Fees
Tax Payments: 2.50% of tax paid, minimum $2.00 charge
E-Checks: $2.00 Flat Fee 
To make a payment over the phone, please call Point and Pay at 844-435-3978.  Please have your account number ready.

Point & Pay now has the option of speaking to a live Personal Teller to assist in making your payment.  For an additional, fixed $5.00 supplemental fee, you can reach a Personal Teller by calling 1-877-495-2729.

Oregon Department of Revenue: 
Access the Oregon Department of Revenue Property Tax page here.
Access The Oregon Map here.