Steps in the Assessment Appeals Process
|Property owner files the Assessment Appeal Application
|In accordance with legal requirements for type of appeal being filed
|Clerk of the Board assigns an appeal number and sends the applicant a letter acknowledging receipt of the appeal
|As soon as possible after receipt of application
|Clerk of the Board reviews the application and sends the applicant a letter either:Verifying that the application is complete and ready to be scheduled for hearing, orRequesting additional information required to complete the application review process, orDenying the application
|Within 12 months of filing
|Clerk of the Board sends notice of scheduled hearing
|At least 65 days prior to hearing
|Hearing is conducted and decision is rendered by Appeals Board or Hearing Officer
|Within 24 months of filing
|After hearing, the Assessor’s office processes any necessary roll corrections. If the applicant is due a refund, the Auditor’s office sends a claim form to the taxpayer. Once the taxpayer returns the claim form, the refund is sent to the taxpayer.
|Timeline for the entire process may vary, but once taxpayer returns the claim form, the check is usually sent out within three working days.