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
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:
Jackson County Missouri personal property tax assistance for senior citizens and disabled
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.