The Jackson County, Missouri, Assessor’s Office announced today that the deadline for filing a Property Valuation Appeal has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 31st.
In other news, the Jackson County Assessor’s office also announced that it will not be taking any more walk-ins for property value assessments at its office located at 1300 Washington Street in Kansas City, MO. Only virtual appointments are available with the assessment department at this time. To make a virtual appointment call (877) 895-9675.
In Missouri, assessments are completed every other year, on the odd-numbered years. Taxing authorities in the county, not the Assessor, are responsible for setting and adjusting tax rates. Taxing authorities include school boards, fire districts, water districts, libraries, cities, counties, junior colleges, and various funds – including the mental health fund, disabled services fund and blind pension. Jackson County receives only about 7 cents of every tax dollar, while the remaining 93 cents of every tax dollar goes to the taxing authorities. For more information, visit jacksongov.org/Government/