Board of Review and Equalization to meet in February


GRAFTON—Taylor County Assessor Christa Kinsey would like to announce that the Taylor County Commission will convene as a Board of Review and Equalization in the County Commission Chambers at the Courthouse, 214 W. Main Street, Grafton, WV, on Thursday, February 1, at 6:00 p.m. 

This is for the purpose of reviewing and equalizing assessments returned by the Assessor of Taylor County for the tax year 2018. 

If you disagree with your appraisal, you may appeal by contacting or file a written petition for an informal review with your county Assessor within (8) business days of receiving your Notice of Increase in Assessment from the West Virginia State Tax Department.  The Assessor’s Office can be contacted at (304) 265-2420.  If you and the Assessor’s Office can’t come to an agreement then you can appeal to the County Commission to be heard either in February or October.

Please be advised that questions of property tax class changes, questions of taxability or late filing requesting of farm us valuation shall not be addressed. 

The Taylor County Commission will continue to sit as a Board of Review and Equalization in February, 2018 and hold hearings on the dates as follows:

Thursday   February 1, 2018      6:00 p.m.

Saturday     February 3, 2018      10:00 a.m.

Tuesday      February 6, 2018       6:00 p.m.

Friday        February 9, 2018      6:00 p.m.

Saturday     February 10, 2018    10:00 a.m.

Wednesday February 14, 2018    1:00 p.m.

Saturday      February 17, 2018   10:00 a.m.

Tuesday       February 20, 2018    6:00 p.m.

Mineral Hearing:

Wednesday February 23, 2018     1:30 p.m.

Persons wishing to appear before the Commission should apply with the Assessor’s office no later than Friday February 9, 2018 in order to complete the proper forms and to schedule a hearing prior to the planned final hearing date of Friday February 20, 2018.

In the alternative, you may also request an appeal by filing a written protest with the Clerk of the County Commission no later than February 20, 2018, indicating you wish your protest to be heard by the County Commission sitting as Board of Review and Equalization in October, 2018.  If the Board of Review and Equalization has adjourned sine die before February 20, 2018, and a request to have your protest heard by the Board of Review is filed no later than February 20, 2018 with the Clerk of the County Commission, your appeal will be heard by the County Commission sitting as a Board of Assessment Appeals in October, 2018.


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