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How to Appeal Your Tax Assessment


How to Appeal Your Tax Assessment

Summit County recently released the new real estate assessed values for homes in the county. A lot of people were shock by how much their home’s assessed value went up. When your property’s assessed value goes up so do you taxes.

If you were shocked and upset but how much more you’ll have to pay in taxes you can appeal the assessment with the county to try to lowe the assessed value.

Here are the steps to follow to appeal your Summit County Assessment.

Step 1: File an Appeal by – June 8th

From May 1st to June 8th, property owners have the opportunity to appeal their property values to the County Assessor.

Make sure that your appeal is postmarked, emailed, faxed, filed online, or delivered in person on or before June 8, 2023.

Filing an Appeal by Email

To file an appeal by email, please send your appeal to Include the following information in your email:

  • Property schedule number
  • Property owner’s name
  • Property owner’s estimate of value for the subject property
  • Detailed explanation for the protest
  • Attach any supporting documentation relevant to your case

To ensure efficient processing of your email, kindly include “Protest” and your property’s schedule number in the subject line. Please note that emailed protests must be received by midnight on June 8th to be considered.

The Assessor’s Office requests your email address and phone number to facilitate any necessary communication or clarification regarding your protest. Providing comprehensive details and supporting documentation will strengthen your case and enable the Assessor to consider all relevant information.

!!One was to support your estimated value of your property is to send a CMA from a realtor along with your email!! If you still need a CMA for your property email me or fill out the form on our Home Valuation Page.

Step 2: Notices of Determination – Mailed by June 30th

After submitting your appeal, the Assessor will review the provided information and make a decision. By the last regular working day in June, the Assessor is required to mail a Notice of Determination (NOD) to you. This NOD will inform you of the Assessor’s decision and provide you with further appeal rights to the County Board of Equalization (CBOE).

Step 3: CBOE-level Appeal Deadline – July 15th

If you disagree with the Assessor’s determination or do not receive a Notice of Determination, it is essential to file a written appeal with the County Board of Equalization (CBOE) on or before July 17, 2023. The CBOE serves as an independent board to review your case and provide an unbiased evaluation of your property assessment.

For all of the information about appealing your Summit County Real Estate Assessment follow this link: