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The Council-Tax Administration Office is designated staff to the County Council on tax matters. This office administers the Board of Equalization, directs the hearing process, establishes policies and procedures, coordinates operations, and monitors the appeals process for the Board of Equalization. 

Our office carries out general operations and administrative matters for the Board as described under rule except as delegated by statute to other elected offices or reserved for the Board.

Council-Tax Administration also chairs the Property Tax Committee, which is comprised of members representing each County office which regularly deals with property tax related issues. The Committee administers policy and makes decisions relating to tax deferrals, tax settlements, tax related abatements, adjustments, and prior year tax matters.

Council-Tax Administration strives to provide prompt and exceptional customer service.  Please feel free to contact us should you have questions or need information on matters relating to Board of Equalization, Property Tax Relief, or Property Tax Committee.


The 2019 Board of Equalization is now accepting timely property valuation appeal applications.

Applications must be postmarked, emailed or hand-delivered no later than SEPTEMBER 16, 2019. 


From September 3 - September 16, 2019, staff will be available in the lobby of the north building of the Salt Lake County Government Center to offer on-site assistance in completing or filing your appeal.

Hours are from 8:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday.

  • The deadline for filing a timely application for Property Tax Relief is September 3, 2019.
  • The deadline for filing a late hardship tax relief application is December 2, 2019.
  • Contact the Treasurer’s Office to determine if you may be eligible for property tax relief.