The latest insult after injury comes from The Courthouse:
"On average, the assessed value of commercial property in Jackson County jumped 36%, compared with 16% on single-family homes and 18% on all residential properties."
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When the Country Club Plaza complained about its property tax assessment two years ago - and won a reprieve - it cited equity issues. Jackson County seems to have worked around that fairness issue in a simple way: raise rates for commercial properties throughout the county.