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Frequently Asked Questions

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If I am not satisfied with the valuation assessed by the County Assessor, how do I contest it?

To discuss the valuation, call the appropriate unit in which your property is classified:

Residential Assessment Department: 816-881-4661 

Commercial Assessment Department: 816-881-3074 

Business Personal Property: 816-881-4672 

Subsequently, to contest call the office of the Board of Equalization at 816-881-3309

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1. How do I obtain the county’s market value?
2. Will I be notified if there is an increase in my assessment?
3. How often is my property assessed?
4. If I am not satisfied with the valuation assessed by the County Assessor, how do I contest it?
5. How do I appeal the market value on my property to the Board of Equalization?
6. What is the deadline to file an appeal to the Board of Equalization?
7. How do I know when my warranty deed has been recorded?
8. If I purchased my property after the filing deadline; do I have any recourse to file an appeal with the Board?
9. If I am not satisfied with the Board’s decision is that final or can I appeal their decision?
10. Who can represent my property at the appeal hearing on my behalf?
11. If I purchased my property on the courthouse steps, do I have the right to file an appeal?
12. What happens if I miss my scheduled hearing date?
13. What can I do, if the deadline for filing a BOE appeal has expired?
14. What is the Board of Equalization’s timeline for scheduling hearings?
15. When do we receive the tax bills?
16. How do I know when and where my Board of Equalization hearing will take place?
17. Why would I receive an “Assessed Value Notice” for my business; is it assessed annually?
18. If I pay my tax bill before the BOE value adjustment is granted; will I be entitled to a refund?
19. Does the County have any tax relief for senior citizens?
20. What is replacement tax?
21. How do I know if my property is subject to additional taxes for CID, NID, special assessments, etc.?
22. Can I request the County to split my property?
23. How can I get my property combined?
24. How do I change the location or my property address on Jackson County’s tax roll?
25. How do I change the mailing address on Jackson County's tax rolls?