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Notice

On August 17, 2020 Governor Ricketts signed into law LB 1107 a Bill for an act relating to revenue and taxation which effectively eliminates the Personal Property Tax Relief Act for tax year 2020 and each tax year thereafter.  This means that the exemption from taxation for the first $10,000 of valuation for tangible personal property in each tax district is no longer valid and taxes will apply to the full value of tangible personal property reported for the current tax year. 

Certification of Taxable Values

Personal Property Forms And Information
Due on or before May 1

Homestead Exemption Forms And Information
Due between Feb 2nd and the Jun 30th

Report of Destroyed Real Property, Form 425

2019 Neb. Law LB 512

"GIS - Property Lookup"

2020 PROPERTY VALUATION PROTESTS--

For the safety of our employees and public, protests will be conducted through mail only due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.  No face to face hearings will be held this year. 

Prior to filing your protest you are encouraged to review your property information on the Cass County website www.cassne.org  or by calling the Assessor’s Office to speak with an appraiser at 402-296-9310.  Office hours are 8-12 and 1-5, M-F.

If you wish to file a protest after reviewing your record, include all written sufficient documentation with your forms.  For example; date stamped photos (no hand written dates), a complete copy of a recent appraisal if you have one or any other documentation you feel is important to support your recommended value. 

For complete filing instructions and forms go to the Cass County website.  Forms can be submitted to the County Clerk’s Office between June 1 and June 30, 2020.  For your convenience there is also a drop box located on the south side of the steps on the west side of the courthouse.

Your patience and understanding is appreciated at this time.

--Cass County Assessor’s Office

Change of Value Notices were mailed on June 1st.  If you detect a clerical error, please contact the Assessor’s Office for correction. 

All information for filing a protest is available at the Cass County Clerk’s office or on the webpage:  http://www.cassne.org/countyclerk.html.

 

REAPPRAISAL FOR 2021

The Cass County Assessor’s Office will be conducting our required 6 year review (reappraisal) in 2020 for the 2021 values.  Appraisers will be in the following areas from April through Dec 31, 2020:

  TOWNS     RURAL TOWNSHIPS
  AVOCA         3269 MOUNT PLEASANT
  MANLEY  3271 CENTER
  NEHAWKA 3477 WEEPING WATER
  UNION 3479 AVOCA
  WEEPING WATER  3481 NEHAWKA
In an effort to keep homeowners and employees safe, the Assessor’s Office will notbe conducting face to face interviews for this year’s reappraisal.  However, appraisers will be leaving call back notices on the doors to let you know when we have visited your property.
Anyone owning property in the areas mentioned above will be receiving questionnaires in the mail to verify property data.  These questionnaires can be mailed back to the Assessor’s Office or put in the drop box on the west side of the courthouse. Owners can find questionnaires on the county website by going to www.cassne.org and clicking Departments, Assessor.
In addition to reappraisal, appraisers will be doing sale reviews and permit/pickup work throughout the county.
Appraisers can be identified by their orange reflective vests and county issued badges from the Sheriff’s Office.  If you have concerns please call the Assessor’s Office.

PROPERTY REVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Cass County Assessor’s Office is dedicated to establishing fair and equitable assessments for the citizens of Cass County in accordance with state statutes approved by the legislators and regulations set forth by the Nebraska Property Tax Administrator.

 

ABOUT THIS OFFICE
   

The Cass County Assessor is an elected office with a 4-year term. To occupy the office one must pass a test and hold a valid Nebraska Assessor Certificate from the Property Tax Administrator. The assessor must meet all standards set forth by statute and regulations to maintain the certificate to include 15 hours of continuing education each year.

The Cass County Assessor is responsible for the valuation of over 21,000 parcels of real estate and 1300 parcels of Personal Property. Over 800 Homestead Exemption applications and 150 permissive exemption applications are collected and processed. A response is made for approximately 10,000 requests from the public or other offices for information, research or copies of public records each year.

 

SERVICES OF THIS OFFICE
   

  The Assessor's duties are prescribed by Nebraska Statutes, (Chapter 77), and Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Nebraska Property Tax Administrator which have the effect of law.

  • Maintain property records for all property within the county.
  • Attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization.
  • Review all applications for religious, charitable and educational tax exemptions.
  • Accept and process Homestead Exemption applications.
  • Accept and process Personal Property schedules.
  • Verify and maintain a sales file for all property sales within the county.
  • Respond to requests for information from the public.
 

Additional services include online property searches and in-office sales file searches.  There may be a small fee on copies that are for other than personal use.  Please contact our office for further information.

Forms to be filed with the Assessor's office can be found by clicking on the Nebraska Dept of Revenue link below. Instructions are also provided.

 

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CONTACT US
   

 

The staff is dedicated to providing information and assistance to every property owner in Cass County, whether by phone, in person or via e-mail. All property owners are encouraged to contact our office with questions or for assistance with any programs we are responsible for administering.

Mailing Address:

Teresa Salinger

145 N. 4th St. Phone 402-296-9310
Plattsmouth NE 68048-1964 Fax 402-296-9319

 

The Assessor's office is open Monday-Friday

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Closed on legal holidays.

The Assessors office is located just north of the County Court House, in the Cass County Annex which is on the corner of N. 4th St. and Ave. A, downtown Plattsmouth.

 

 

 


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