Key dates that affect the assessment process

Taxable status Date - March 1st

All properties appraised in current condition, including partially built new construction

Exemption Filing Deadline - March 1st

State Mandated-All property Tax Exemptions MUST be filed by this date-no exceptions

Tentative Roll Filed - May 1st

All changes for: Property values, property inventory, new properties, exemptions, addresses, ownership, special district charges/units and all other changes to the assessment roll are legally filed and available for public review for the first time.

Grievance Day - 4th Tuesday in May

A specific day set aside by state law for the challenge of assessment values before an
appointed Board of Assessment Review, though in a town as large as Clay, it is part of the daily process. No valuation changes can happen after Grievance Day until THE NEXT TAXABLE STATUS year. All values on the roll at this time will be utilized for the September School Tax Bill and the January Town and County bill. If no grievance was filed, no assessment changes can legally be entertained until the following taxable status year

Final Assessment Roll Filed - July 1st

Roll is permanent the September School Tax/January County and Town Tax. Nothing can change. Taxing jurisdictions now use assessment roll data to set budgets and tax rates

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