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TO AVOID POTENTIAL PENALTY, FILE BEFORE MAY 1, 2017

Introduction

What do I need to begin?
You need to have your 2017 Jackson County Personal Property Declaration Form. This will provide you with your account number and your PIN, both of which are needed to file your declaration online.

How does the process work?
This process is very similar to what has been required of residents in years past, but is simpler and faster. You should be done in a matter of minutes. Instead of filling out and mailing the paper form, you may complete the form online, and submit it with a few simple keystrokes and mouse clicks. There is a HELP screen available on each page to answer any questions that may come up during the process.

How do I ensure that the property on my account is in the proper taxing jurisdiction?
The County is requesting that you declare the proper Jackson County street address (location) of the owner of this property as of January 1, 2017, even though it may be the same as the mailing address. Thank you for your cooperation....

Is there anything else that I need to know?
You may use this online system – even if you wish to make no changes to your declaration. Also, please note that once you complete the online form and click "Submit", you will not be allowed to make further changes online. Should you need to make further changes to your personal property account later, you will need to visit a courthouse location; and our staff will assist you. The information you declare through this process is for the 2017 tax year (any and all property you owned on January 1, 2017). It will only be available on Tax Search after May 31, 2017.

Have I moved out of Jackson County?
If you moved out of Jackson County prior to January 1, 2017 please select the option – "I moved out of Jackson County prior to January 1st of this year", and follow the directions.

Have I moved into Jackson County?
a.) If you moved into Jackson County in 2016 and have already established an account with the Assessment Department, you should complete your electronic declaration using the PIN and account number provided on your 2017 Jackson County Personal Property Declaration Form. You will be billed in November 2017. Click below on “Click Here to Begin”.

b.) If you have moved into Jackson County and have not established an account with the Assessment Department, please contact the Assessment Department at 816-881-1330 to receive info on establishing a new account with Jackson County.

 

Please select below to indicate if you were a resident of Jackson County on January 1st of this year:
   I was a resident of Jackson County on January 1st of this year. I am ready to beginning filling out my Personal Property Declaration now.

   I moved out of Jackson County prior to January 1st of this year.