Thursday, February 06, 2020
TKC TOLD YOU SO!!! NEXT JACKSON COUNTY REASSESSMENT THREATENS TO SPIKE PROPERTY TAXES AGAIN!!!
We talked about this last month and ACTUALLY it was our reader community that offered the PRICE SPIKE PREVIEW that this report confirms . . .
KCUR: Jackson County Property Owners Can Expect More Reassessment Problems, Including Another Tax Hike
KSHB: Troy Schulte: Jackson County assessments could skyrocket again in 2021
New County Administrator Troy Schulte laid out a litany of problems suggesting that it might not be fully cleaned up for years.
Taxpayers will need to brace themselves for another rocky reassessment in 2021 and perhaps beyond, Schulte said, explainig that county data points toward big assessment hikes in eight county neighborhoods:
- 95th and State Line
- Ward Parkway
- 49-63 Neighborhood
- South KC
- Martin City
- Lake Tapawingo
Schulte told legislators on Monday that property owners in those eight areas can expect "significantly higher assessed valuations in 2021." He said that means hikes of 10% to 15% in assessed value. Schulte suggested taxpayers might want to start planning now for those big hikes by doing their own assessments.
Developing . . .