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Derrick Wharff Assessor and Tax Collector

Yamhill County Assessor Derrick Wharff took office in 2017.

Living in the Willamette Valley my entire life, I understand the unique aspects of Yamhill County. Our County has the lush soils at the heart of the Willamette Valley and the premiere forestland of the coastal range. Agri-business and agri-tourism have created new economic opportunities, while our long established businesses continue to grow and thrive.

Oregon’s Property Tax system is very complex. I enjoy sharing my expertise with citizens who are looking to be better informed and may have questions or concerns regarding their assessed property value and taxes.

Occupational Background:
Yamhill County Chief Appraiser, Yamhill County Staff Appraiser, Certified General Commercial Fee Appraiser, West Coast Bank VP Commercial Loan Production Manager, Columbia River Bank SVP Commercial Lending.

Appraisal designations:
Oregon Department of Revenue, Registered Appraiser III
Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board, Certified General Appraiser.

Educational Background:
Appraisal Institute, International Association of Assessing Officers, Western Oregon University Business Management-Economics, Bachelor of Science Degree

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