NOTICE: Assessment is open as scheduled below at the Truman Courthouse.
8 – 11 a.m. The offices are open to previously scheduled appointments, seniors, & physically disabled individuals.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The offices are open to scheduled appointments and walk-ins as time permits.
You can schedule an appointment through the QLess Kiosk or by coming into the office.

Please bring the following items for assistance with personal property accounts(PDF, 902KB).

Physical Characteristic Survey Sales Validation Survey  Assessment Job Openings 

Doing Business In Person at the Assessment & Collection Offices 

Individual Personal Property staff are located at the Historic Truman Courthouse in Independence. Service is on a first come, first served basis.

Business Property staff are taking walk-ins. 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