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County Assessor

Teresa Salinger
Teresa Salinger

Cass County Assessor

Form 422- Property Protest Form

Certification of Taxable Values

Personal Property Forms And Information
Due on or before May 1st

Homestead Exemption Forms And Information
Due between February 2nd and June 30th

Report of Destroyed Real Property, Form 425

2019 Neb. Law LB 512

Nebraska Assessors Online

"GIS - Property Lookup"


REAPPRAISAL FOR 2023

The Cass County Assessor's Office will be conducting our required 6 year review (reappraisal) in 2022 for the 2023 values. Appraisers will be in the following areas from April through Dec 31, 2022:

Towns Rural Townships Area Lakes
Greenwood 3249 Salt Creek Horse Shoe
Louisville 3251 South Bend Middle Island
South Bend 3253 Louisville Plattevale Point
    Two Gates
    North Lake

Appraisers can be identified by their orange reflective vests and county-issued badges from the Sheriff's Office. They will be taking photos and measuring structures on the property. If no one is home to verify property data at the time of the visit, a call-back slip will be left on the door.

Owners can find the property review questionnaire below. These questionnaires can be mailed to the Assessor's Office or put in the drop-box on the west side of the courthouse.

In addition to reappraisal, appraisers will be doing sale reviews and permit/pickup work throughout the county. If you have questions please call the Assessor's Office at 402-296-9310.

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.

ASSOCIATED LINKS

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. Plattsmouth, NE 68048-1964
Phone: 402-296-9310
Fax: 402-296-9319

The Assessor's Office is open:

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Closed on legal holidays. The Assessor's 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.