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Director: Tim Hodson
Deputy Director (Mapping Coordinator): Brett Runge
Administrative Secretary: Nicolle Geuke
Administrative Secretary: Desiree Phinney
Appraiser: Louise Hohn
Appraiser: Jason Fisher
Appraiser: Mike Meehan
Appraiser: Carmen Symonds

GIS (Geographical Information System)

Telephone: (605)-578-3680
Fax: (605)-722-6221

Links:

SD Department of Revenue Forms (General)
SD Department of Revenue Forms (Property Tax Related)

1. County Department: Equalization (alias - Assessor’s Office)

2. RESIDENTS SHOULD COME TO THIS OFFICE IF THEY WANT TO:

a. Have an explanation of the assessment on their property.  

b. Obtain Owner occupied Application forms. Property owners need apply only once unless the name changes on the property. (If they have not previously applied, they must apply by March 15th).

c. To obtain information on the Boards of Equalization (Local, Consolidated, County, State):

1). 10-11-16.   An appeal to the local board of equalization shall be perfected by mailing or by filing a notice of appeal with the clerk of the local board of equalization. If perfected by mailing, the postmark shall be conclusive evidence regarding the timeliness of the appeal. The clerk of the local board of equalization shall be notified of the appeal no later than the Thursday preceding the third Monday in March.

2). 10-11-23.    Method of appeal to county board. An appeal from the local board of equalization to a county board of equalization shall be perfected by mailing or by filing a written notice of appeal with the county auditor on or before the first Tuesday in April. If perfected by mailing, the postmark shall be conclusive evidence regarding the timeliness of the appeal. Appeals made pursuant to  10- 11-27 shall be perfected by filing a written notice of appeal with the county auditor on or before the first Tuesday in April. The county auditor shall file a copy of the notice of appeal with the appropriate clerk of the local board of equalization prior to the hearing of the appeal by the county board of equalization.

Important Note: (An appeal must be made the year the assessment is received. Do not wait until you receive your taxes or it will be too late. The appeal process addresses the assessment of the property, not the taxes.

 
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