Assessment Analyst Certification & Training

Effective January 1, 2016, Revenue and Taxation Code sections 674 - 680 provide that any person employed by a California County Assessor shall not make decisions regarding changes in ownership or property tax exemptions unless he or she is the holder of a valid property tax appraiser certificate or a valid assessment analyst certificate. The provisions regarding the certification of assessment analysts only applies to County Assessors' offices where the Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution requiring such certification.

Links to information relevant to the certification requirements for assessment analysts as well as available training appear below. Questions regarding the certification and training of assessment analysts may be emailed to: