Susie Jordan, County Assessor; Vickie Freeman, Deputy Assessor
Courthouse, 200 West Main Street
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM
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What This Office Does
• Appraise Real Property and Manufactured (Mobile) Homes for tax purposes. (Under state law a county must implement a reassessment every 5 years).
• Accept and process written appeals to values generated by this office.
• Transfer ownership of real property through recorded deeds.
• Work recorded plats, (i.e. combine parcels, subdivisions, etc.)
• Maintain and process 4% legal residence and agricultural applications.
• Maintain Sales information for public review.
• Provide property record cards. (Shows sketch of buildings and other related information)
• Provide aerial and tax maps for sale upon request.
• Process Department of Revenue Exemptions for real property.
• Discover measure and appraise new construction for tax purposes.
• Maintain and process Multiple Lot Discount applications for developers owning 10 or more lots in a homogeneous neighborhood. .
• Change mailing addresses for real property owners as requested.
This Office Does Not
• Give legal advice.
• Research real property for legal claim.
• Have tax or other information on vehicles, boats, motors, or other personal property.
• Give information on or estimate property tax amounts.
• Issue any type permits (Building, electrical, mobile home, etc.)
• Give information on delinquent taxes.
• Set or change fees (i.e. Landfill, fire fees, special district fees, etc.)
• Accept payments for County property taxes.
• Assign site addresses.
• Grant exemptions for real property.
Q: How is the tax on my property determined?
Appraised Value x Assessment Ratio= Assessed Value
Assessed Value x Millage rate = Taxes Due
• Example of a House valued at $50,000 receiving the 4% assessment ratio.
• $50,000 x 4%=$2,000 Assessed value X .250 Millage rate =$500 Taxes due.
• PLEASE NOTE: THE MILLAGE RATE USED IN THE EQUATION IS JUST AN EXAMPLE. THE ACTUAL MILLAGE RATE WILL VARY FROM YEAR TO YEAR.