Jefferson County Assessor

Find Jefferson County Indiana assessor, assessment, auditor's, and appraiser's office, revenue commissions, GIS, and tax equalization departments. Assessors provide information on property and land tax assessment, property listings, values, valuations, property search, and records.

Name
Jefferson County Assessor's Office
Address
315 Jefferson Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250
Phone
812-265-8906
Fax
812-273-2625
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Name
Madison Township Assessor
Address
300 East Main Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250
Phone
812-265-8927
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What is an Assessor?

An assessor determines the values of properties in a local jurisdiction, such as a county or state. This assessment is then used to determine the taxable value of each property and the corresponding property tax amount. An assessor works with an auditor's office or local revenue commission to determine real estate and property value increases and decreases. The department may work with an appraiser's office on new construction projects to produce property and land tax assessments.

Assessors use a variety of GIS maps and tax equalization tools to determine valuations within their specific boundaries. The assessor determines which properties are exempt from property taxes and ensures that taxpayers aren't overburdened, as well as ensuring that properties aren't undervalued or overvalued. Assessors may provide valuable information for related property searches.