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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
The deadline to file an appeal with the Board of Equalization is the 3rd Monday in June per Missouri Statutes unless extended by the Board.
Please contact the Missouri State Tax Commission https://stc.mo.gov
Contact the Board of Equalization 816-881-3309 for direction regarding the appeal process.
If no one appears on your behalf at the scheduled hearing, the Board will act at their discretion to determine a fair market value based on the evidence presented which may include the County Assessor’s recommendation of value.
Once the appeal deadline has passed, a late appeal request to the Board must be submitted in writing for consideration. The Board will review the request and act at their discretion accordingly.
Hearings may begin July 1 and must end no later than the 4th Saturday in August per Missouri Statutes unless extended by the Board.
The County offers a Senior Citizen Quad Pay Program for real estate taxes. (current year only); for information call the Collections Department at 816-881-3232.
The special tax will appear on last year’s tax bill or contact the Collections Department at 816-881-3232.
An incorrect mailing address can be changed by visiting either the downtown Kansas City or Historic Truman Courthouses or go online and complete a form.