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Beginning Feb. 17, the Assessment and Collection offices will be open the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. – Noon only at the Truman Historic Courthouse in Independence. 

Doing Business In Person at the Assessment & Collection Offices 

Individual Personal Property staff are located at the Historic Truman Courthouse in Independence. You must check in first. Customers should text "INDEP" to 816-306-9042 to reserve your place in line. Reserve your place in line starting at 8:30 a.m.  

Business Property customers do not need to check in by text. Business Property staff are located at the 1300 Washington office in Kansas City. Please check in with the receptionist.

Assessment Department Services

The Assessment Department is primarily responsible for the valuation of all real and personal property in Jackson County. See topics below to help you with what you need to do.

Doing Business Online with the Assessment Department

Check out Quick Links for common tasks or click on Forms to fill out and send to