How is floating property taxed?
Floating property is assessed and taxed as personal property.
We assess floating property and moorages each January 1, based on real market value.
Assessable floating property includes:
- floating homes
- boat houses
- floating home / boat house combinations
Annual filing requirements
New for residential ﬂoating property owners in 2023!
You need to file a property return only if before January 1, you:
- Built a new residential ﬂoating structure in Multnomah County
- Moved a residential ﬂoating structure from another county into Multnomah County
- Made improvements to your existing residential ﬂoating property
If you have taken any of the above actions, a must be ﬁled by March 15, 2023 (ORS 308.290(1)(a)).
If none of those actions have taken place, there is no need to ﬁle a Floating Property Return.
Commercial floating property filing requirements
If you own commercial floating property, you must report your taxable floating property each year on a Confidential Personal Property Return .
The filing deadline is March 15th. File on time to avoid late filing penalties.
Call 503-988-0078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions.
Buying, Selling, or Moving a floating home?
You must contact both Multnomah County and the Oregon State Marine Board.
- It is important to contact Multnomah County at (503.988.3278) to ensure there are no outstanding taxes due on the floating property.
- You transfer ownership of a floating property through a title transfer. Contact the Oregon State Marine Board for additional information.
Oregon State Marine Board
435 Commercial St NE #400
Salem OR 97301
Paying Personal Property Taxes
Multnomah County mails property tax statements, annually in October. The tax statement shows your property’s value and taxes owing.
Visit Multcoproptax.com to check your value, taxes and view your tax statement.
- We offer several payment options when your taxes are due.