ResponsibilitiesThe County Appraiser is appointed by and reports to the County Commission. The Appraiser's Office annually appraises and assesses each parcel of real property and personal property accurately, uniformly, and according to law (K.S.A 79-1412a).
The Appraiser’s Office follows a state-mandated maintenance plan to determine whether the county is in substantial compliance each year and publishes results and submits quarterly reports to the Department of Revenue, Property Valuation Department (K.S.A. 79-1445). The office also certifies real and personal property appraisal rolls on or before
June 1st of each year to the county clerk.
- Why is property taxed in Kansas?
- What does the County Appraiser do?
- How does the county's appraisal affect my taxes?
- Will the value of my home change every year?
- What is property appraised at?
- How does the county appraiser determine market value?
- Does the county appraiser visit my home?
- If I bought a house last year, should the value be the same as what I paid for it?
- When will I be notified of the value of my property?
- How can I determine if the appraisal of my home is accurate?
- What can I do if I believe the value of my property is incorrect?
- What is the mill levy and how is it set?
- Who pays the taxes due on property I sold or purchased?
- Are property taxes prorated between buyer and seller?
- How do I calculate the property taxes for real property?