Special Assessment

The Special Assessment Unit is responsible for the administration of tax abatements and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) issued by other jurisdictions within Jackson County.

They also manage real and business personal property tax exemptions that are for religious, charitable and schools/colleges use within Jackson County. Unfortunately, Jackson County does not offer any exemptions for individual property owners.

For exemption information please call 816-881-3483. For abatement or TIF information please call 816-881-3255 or 816-881-1752.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information about real estate tax abatement programs?

The KC Economic Development Corporation, or the City where your property is located. 
If you have questions about an active abatement on a property please call 816-881-1752 or email SpecialAssessment@jacksongov.org




How do I apply for an exemption for my property?

Download instructions(PDF, 444KB) and application(PDF, 200KB) here and send to SpecialAssessment@jacksongov.org or mail to:


         ATTN: Exemptions
         415 East 12th Street, Ste. 1M
         Kansas City, Missouri 64106-2752

         Questions? Email Special Assessment or call 816-881-3483.