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Jackson County Real Estate Tax

This section of Kansas City Real Estate explains Jackson County Missouri real estate tax. When you own a house in Jackson County or Kansas City, you owe Jackson County Missouri real estate tax. Each year you must pay Jackson County personal property tax by December 31 or your tax will be delinquent and you may face property tax foreclosure.

Jackson County Missouri Real Estate Tax - local taxes and assessments

Jackson County Missouri collects the general personal property taxes and special property tax assessments for the majority of the cities and towns in the county. Jackson County Missouri will add additional handling charges to your real estate tax bill if you do not pay your city real estate tax bills before the city assigns the tax bill to the county.

Jackson County Missouri Real Estate Tax - County Taxes

If you do not receive your Jackson County Missouri real estate tax bill for the current year by the end of November, call the Jackson County Collection Department at 816-881-3232 to request a copy of the Jackson County Missouri real estate tax bill. Even if you do not receive a Jackson County Missouri real estate tax bill in the mail, your property may still be subject to property tax foreclosure if the real estate tax is not paid.

You are at risk of property tax foreclosure if don't pay Jackson County Missouri real estate tax
If you are buying your home through a contract for deed or another lease purchase agreement, and are not responsible for the county property tax bill, make sure the tax bill is paid. Your home may be at risk if the tax bill is unpaid. To check if a real estate tax bill has been paid, call Jackson County Missouri Collection Department at 816-881-3232.

Jackson County Missouri personal property tax assistance

There are local agencies in Jackson County and Kansas City area that may provide limited financial assistance to qualified applicants. For information on the availability of Jackson County Missouri personal property tax assistance in your area, call:

  • the MidAmerica Assistance Coalition Hot line Number at 561-3339 or
  • the Housing Information Center at 931-0443.
Jackson County Missouri personal property tax assistance for senior citizens and disabled persons

For persons of 62 or older

If you are 62 or older, you may not have to pay all your property taxes by December 31. If you pay one half of your Jackson County Missouri property taxes by December of the year in which the property taxes are due, you may have until the end of February to pay the balance due without interest. Contact the Jackson County Collection Department for more information at 816-881-3232.

For senior citizens of 65 or older or disabled persons or their spouse

If you are a senior citizen age 65 or older or are disabled, or if you are the spouse of a disabled person, you may be eligible to receive a Missouri state income tax refund for payment of property taxes. Claims of state income tax refund for payment of property taxes should be filed on or before April 15. To receive the proper forms and detailed information, contact the local Missouri Department of Revenue Branch Office.