The Clatsop County Assessment and Taxation Department will host a Business Personal Property training course Thursday, Dec. 13. The training will provide business owners information on what is considered personal property in business and how to file returns, and explain tax calculations and collection laws. The course is free of charge.

All businesses are required to file a Confidential Personal Property Return with the county assessor's office each year.

Two sessions will be offered: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Judge Guy Boyington Building, 857 Commercial St., Astoria, and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Clatsop Community College South Center, 1455 N. Roosevelt, Seaside.

Due to limited space, reservations are required. Contact Sirpa Duoos at (503) 325-8674 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a space in one of the sessions.

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