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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the major duties of a Property Assessor?

What goes into determining how much I will be paying in property taxes and who is responsible for levying the property taxes?

Is my property always assessed at full market value?

If I own agricultural land, how is it assessed?

What if I discontinue using my land for raising crops or grazing animals?

If my property assessment increases due to a municipal wide revaluation, will my taxes increase?

The tax rate in one municipality is higher than the tax rate in another municipality.  Does that mean the taxes will be higher in that municipality?

If I get a building permit, will my property assessment increase?

What types of improvements will increase my property assessment?

What types of improvements will not effect my property assessment?

I made changes to my property.  How long will it take for any changes to be made to my assessed value and when are taxes due on that change?

How does the assessor know if an adjustment to the assessed value is necessary?

How will the assessor make inspections to my property?

How do I know what my new assessed value will be?

What if I start a building or remodeling project in one year, but do not finish until the next year?

What do I do if I disagree with the assessment notice that I receive?

What is the Board of Review and what purpose does this board serve?

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