Property Valuation Protests

Property Valuation Protests

Property Valuation Protests can be filed with the Stanton County Clerk on Form 422

Where do I obtain a protest form?

You may pick up a form at the County Clerk's office or
You may download a form from the Property Tax Assessment website:
Form 422, editable
For a complete listings of Assessments forms click on link: Forms Listing.

Who may file?

Any interested person may protest the assessed valuation of any real or personal property.

When and where to file:

Form 422 when completed must be filed with the County Board of Equalization at the office of the County Clerk.
Please download Information Letter and attach it to Form 422 when filing a protest with the County Clerk.

Real Property:

Protests must be filed on or before June 30. The requested valuation of the property must be stated along with the basis for the request. Failure to state the reasons for the requested valuation shall be grounds for the dismissal of the protest.

The legal description of the property and the value of the land and buildings must be included.

Personal Property:

Protests must be filed on or before May 1. The taxpayer may provide a copy of the most recent federal depreciation worksheet or any other support documents as evidence of the requested change in value. If additional space is needed, attach additional sheets to each copy of Form 422.

Form 422 may also be used when the county assessor notifies a taxpayer of an additional assessment, the failure to file a personal property return or the imposition of a penalty. The taxpayer has thirty days from the date the notification was mailed to protest the action of the assessor.

Hearing Procedure:

The person protesting the assessed valuation will be notified by the county clerk of the place and time for the hearing on the protest. At this hearing, evidence may be submitted and witnesses may be presented. Within seven days after the final decision, the clerk shall notify the protester of the action taken by the board.

Appeals may be taken to the Tax Equalization and Review Commission within 30 days after adjournment of the County Board of Equalization. For protests acted upon during the board’s June 1 to July 25 equalization session, adjournment is deemed to be July 25th.

Signature: The protest must be signed and dated.