What if I disagree with the value of my property?
You may protest your value during the protest period only. For the
2013 reappraisal period, the protest period is May 1 through June 3. Be sure
that you do NOT miss the deadline or you will not be able to
protest after June 3.
You will need to prove that there is an appropriate basis under the
market approach for claims for an alternative reduced valuation of your
property. Please note the following:
are not presumed to be correct.
Proof must be by a
“preponderance of evidence”.
Show FACTS, such as:
Classification is incorrect
Assessor failed to consider elements of applicable approaches to appraisal
Assessor failed to properly consider a factor relevant to valuation
Assessor failed to take into account relevant differences in the physical
characteristics of comparable properties
What if the Assessor denies my protest?
If the Assessor denies your request for revaluation based on the information
you provided, you may request a hearing before the County Board of
If you request a hearing, you may:
Request all available data from the Assessor that was used to support the
valuation. It must be provided to you no
less than two (2) days before the hearing date.
Be present at the
CBOE hearing and provide evidence about the protested valuation.
representative to represent you at the CBOE hearing and provide evidence
about the protested
What if the Board of Equalization denies my protest?
If the CBOE denies the taxpayer’s request, the taxpayer may request
binding arbitration, appeal to the State BAA
(Board of Assessment Appeals) or to District Court.
Click here for more information about District Court
What is the Board of Assessment Appeals and what does it do?
The Board of Assessment Appeals (BAA) hears appeals filed by real
and personal property owners about their assigned property values. If you
don’t agree with the value assigned by your Assessor or the decision of the
when you appeal the Assessor’s decision, you may appeal to the BAA. You must
submit an appeal in writing to the BAA within 30 days from the date of the
For rules and the current appeal form,
Once the appeal is scheduled, you will be notified by the BAA.
If you do not agree with the decision of the BAA, you may appeal to the
Court of Appeals.