Smith County Assessor's Office in Smith Center Kansas

Address and phone number for Smith County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at South Grant Street, Smith Center KS.


Name
Smith County Assessor's Office
Address
218 South Grant Street, Smith Center, Kansas, 66967
Phone
785-282-5100
Fax
785-282-6257

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About the Smith County Assessor's Office

The Smith County Assessor's Office, located in Smith Center, Kansas, determines the value of all taxable property in Smith County, KS. Taxable property includes land and commercial properties, often referred to as real property or real estate, and fixed assets owned by businesses, often referred to as personal property. Property assessments performed by the Assessor are used to determine the Smith County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

Property owners may contact the Assessment Office for questions about:
  • Smith County, KS property tax assessments
  • Property tax appeals and reassessments
  • Paying property tax bills and due dates
  • Property tax rates and tax roll
  • Smith County GIS maps, property maps, and plat maps
  • Property records and deeds in Smith County
Smith County Property Records

The Smith County Department of Assessment maintains public property records on the physical characteristics for all the real property in Smith County, including building, or parcel size, land area, location, and building type. The office also maintains property maps: Smith County GIS maps, parcel, plot, block and lot maps, and tax maps.

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Smith County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Smith County Building Department and licensing officials to monitor changes to the property list because of new zoning requirements, construction, building expansions, renovations, or demolitions.

Property Re-Assessments

At set intervals, the Property Assessor's office reassesses all the real property in Smith County. In addition to updating real property values based on changes in market conditions, the revaluation process helps to identify previously unrecorded additions or deletions to the property list, as well as abandoned properties.

Personal Property Assessments in Smith County

Personal property owned by businesses in Smith County is often self-reported on established forms or declarations used by the Assessor's Office. The Office also performs site inspections, reviews property transfer documents and bills of sale, and searches public documents in order to identify taxable personal property for the assessment roll.

Contact the Smith County Assessor's Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 785-282-5100, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Smith County Assessor's Office, 218 South Grant Street, Smith Center, Kansas, 66967