County seeking applicants for tax appeal board

Cascade County is accepting applications for resident taxpayer to serve on the Cascade County Tax Appeal Board.

The county is seeking one permanent and three alternate members for terms through April 30, 2022.

The Cascade County Tax Appeal Board is a three member board appointed by the
County Commissioners.

Board members serve staggered three-year terms.

The County Tax Appeal Board hears protests concerning assessments made by the Department of Revenue in accordance to rules prescribed by the State Tax Appeal Board.

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The primary purpose of the County Tax Appeal Board is to review the market value assigned by the Department of Revenue and to determine if taxed property is correctly appraised at 100 percent market value.

Disputed decisions of the County Tax Appeal Board are submitted to the State Tax Appeal Board.

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Members of the County Tax Appeal Board should possess a clear understanding of market value, costs of construction, and the concept of capitalization of income.

Appointees to this board should be flexible for scheduling of tax appeal hearings. Submit applications no later than 5 p.m. on April 15.