Posted by Shawn Connors on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7:27 AM By Shawn Connors / December 7, 2021 Comment
Taxes... We're talking about Taxes!! (In our Allen Iverson voice) Taxes are one of those subjects that we often don't know much about and that is especially true with property taxes.
How are property taxes calculated? How many different rates make up my property taxes? When do they get paid? Who pays them for me? Where should I pay them?
These are some of the questions that will be answered in this video giving you all the info you need to know about property taxes in Chester County, Pa!
There is one thing that we missed and that is how to go about appealing your property taxes if you think they are too high!
If a taxpayer does not agree with the assessment and/or effective date, the property owner has the right to file a Notice of Intention of Appeal with the Chester County Board of Assessment Appeals. This Notice of Intention of Appeal must be filed on or before the last day to appeal as indicated on the Assessment Change Notice.
The last day to appeal, as indicated, pertains to both the assessment and the effective date. Upon receipt of the Notice, the Board of Assessment Appeals will schedule an appeal hearing and notify the taxpayer and the taxing authorities of the date and time.
The taxpayer should be prepared to provide documentation and/or exhibits in support of his/her opinion of value and/or documentation to ascertain a “date certain” for the effective date, if this is at issue. In the event that the taxpayer remains dissatisfied after the Board’s action, further appeal can be taken to the Court of Common Pleas.
See the full video here --- https://youtu.be/Bq2eTHCyh2A
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