Newark, Ohio Homes Tax Appraisals To High – Here’s A Solution

Many people do not understand the tax appraisal process. I can’t understand the entire process well enough to tell everyone how to check their specific situation. The process is complicated on purpose. The process is meant to

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discourage you from getting a fair evaluation of your home.

A common misconception is that the tax appraised value and the actual value should be close. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Watch the sale values against the property values at The Licking County Auditor’s website. The website is also a good resource to see what other’s around you are paying. Live on a street with a bunch of nearly identical houses, but for some reason, you’re home is valued $25,000 higher? It’s not uncommon and you can dispute this with some time and effort.

Not long ago, a Newark, Ohio school levy failed along with levies all around the county. The answer was a gross evaluation of many, many homes in an effort to increase tax revenue. It’s not fair, but it is legal. There was an overwhelming number of people that learned the process of disputing an unfair appraisal, but many more did not know that dispute was an option.

New homeowners are also targeted for high appraisals. If you’ve bought your home within the past few years, you should at least check The Licking County Auditor’s website.

If you think there is even a chance that you are being unfairly taxed, get The House Tax Ax. It’s a full system to help you be sure you’re paying your fair share.