The job of the Assessor is to place a value on all taxable real and personal property, within the
county as of January 1, which is the assessment date set by statute. Each of
the 115 County Assessor's offices, in the state of Missouri, is overseen and regulated by The
Missouri State Tax Commission. Visits by Technical assistants, and
annual ratio studies on all three (Commercial, Residential, and Agricultural)
classes of property, aid the state tax commission in ensuring the Assessors
compliance with the state requirements.
Real Estate has three
- Residential @ 19% of market value;
- Commercial @ 32% of Market value
- Agricultural @ 12% of market value.
- Almost everything is valued @33 1/3% of Market
- Grain @ 1/2% of 1%