TKC Told You So: Jackson County Strike Teams Start Property Tax Assessments

Here's why it has been hard for us to get serious about morning updates in the aftermath of the pandemic . . . Our blog community reported this local tidbit about new property tax assessments WEEKS AGO and now our newsie betters are playing catch-up.

Here's a not-so-fun fact on the topic . . .

Data collectors from the tax assessment office, clad in bright vests, will be measuring property lines and asking homeowners questions about the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and whether the basement or attic have been finished.

“People haven’t seen the county doing this, and so they are skeptical. They may have questions, and we understand that,” said Gail McCann Beatty, the director of assessment in Jackson County. “It is not our goal to overassess anybody.”

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Tax assessors are out measuring your front lawn. What exactly are they up to?

Owners of all of Jackson County’s 301,000 residential and commercial properties are expected to receive a visit from property tax assessors in 2022.