Here's How Jackson County Property Tax Assessments Defeat Local Seniors

Insiders warn us . . .

The same tech company doing appeals in support of sketchy assessments seems like a conflict and disservice to residents in support of their contract. 

In the meantime . . . Here's a peek at how this broken down system defeats our elders on the low end:

He’s a retired senior citizen who has lived in his home for more than 30 years. The yellow home has curb appeal with a flower garden in memory of his mother. But it needs renovations and structural repair.

His assessment went up from $220,000 to more than $307,000 . . .

“But I’m tech challenged. I’m a simple mind. I could not navigate that process you had to go through to do the steps you need to do,” he explained.

He doesn’t own a smart phone. He pulled out an 18-year-old camera and eventually gave up.

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Why one senior gave up on fighting his property assessment

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