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About Us:

Thomas R. Hodges, Supervisor of Assessments

Our mission: Serve Taxpayers, Township Assessors and the Board of Review in a professional, helpful and friendly manner while ensuring the timely and accurate processing of assessments, exemptions and tax maps.

The Supervisor of Assessments Office is responsible for the publication and mailing of Assessment Change Notices on all taxable parcels. The Office also maintains all records for Homestead Exemptions. They assist taxpayers with the filing of property tax exemptions and any questions they may have in understanding the assessment process for their property.

The Supervisor of Assessments Office also assists Township Assessors in the performance of their duties, as well assisting the Board of Review in completing their responsibilities to maintain a timely tax cycle.

Also within the Supervisor of Assessments Office is the Mapping Department which is responsible for updating parcel identification numbers as well as the county tax map according to recorded documents.


Important Dates:

January 1st

Assessments are based on the value of the property as of January 1st

Eligibility for homestead exemptions is dependent on occupancy as of January 1st

Mid-March

The renewal applications for Senior Citizen Freeze Homestead Exemptions are mailed.

May 1st

Tax bills are usually mailed around May 1st

June 1st

The first installment (1/2 of total bill) is due around June 1st or 30 days after tax bills were mailed

July 1st

The deadline for returning Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze applications is July 1st 

Last week of July

Assessments changes are published and notices mailed between July 29-31.

August

The deadline for filing assessment complaints is 30 days after assessments were published.

September 1st

The second (final) installment of tax bills is usually due around September 1st

September

All evidence for Real Estate Assessment Complaints requesting an assessment reduction of less than $100,000 are due 25 days after the complaint filing deadline

October

All evidence for Real Estate Assessment Complaints requesting an assessment reduction of $100,000 or more are due 45 days after the complaint filing deadline

 

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