In July and August you will be receiving your property valuation notice. This notice declares what the county assessor determines is the market value of your home as of January 1st. Your property taxes will be based on this valuation. If you disagree with the result of the valuation, you only have until September 15th to send an appeal. While you cannot appeal how much you will be taxed, you can disagree with what they claim your home is worth.
Here are the steps to submitting an appeal:
Step #1: Determine the value of your property
Examine the county's valuation and look for obvious errors. Is the square footage accurate? What about the lot size? Errors will alter the appraised value of your property. If there are no errors, it is good to…