Change of Assessment Publication Notices and Equalization Factors.
The link buttons below have the equalization factors and assessments, after local assessor changes, but before Board of Review action for the tax year of 2019 payable in 2020. Any assessment changes are listed as well. Any changes other than equalization will be published in another area of this publication. Equalization factors will be applied to all real estate, except that which is assessed under Paragraph 20E of the Illinois Revenue Act. This notice is being given in accordance with section 95A Illinois Revenue Act of 1939, revised by Public Act (88.821), which modified section 103 of the Revenue Act of 1939.
These notices will be published on September 25th, 2019. The deadline to appeal the real estate assessments for Christian County is October 25th, 2019. If complaints are mailed, they must be postmarked by this date as well. Complaints submitted after the deadline can not be accepted.
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS
2019 Real Estate Publication List for Christian County
Valuation date (35 ILCS 200/9-95): January 1, 2019
Required level of assessment (35ILCS 200/9-145): 33.33%
Valuation based on sales from (35 ILCS 200/1-155): 2016, 2017 & 2018
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 P.M
Assessments of property, other than farm land and coal, are required by law to be assessed at 33-1/3% of fair market value. The following equalization factors have been applied to all non-farm land and buildings, but includes farm home site and farm dwelling, per 35 ILCS 200/9-210, to bring them to the statutorily required 3 year median level of 33.33%:
Bear Creek Township:1.0348
Mt. Auburn Township:1.0348
South Fork Township:1.0348
You may check the accuracy of your assessment by dividing your assessment by the median level of assessment. If the resulting value is greater than the estimated fair cash value of your property, you may be over-assessed. Pursuant to 35 ILCS 200/10-115, the farmland assessment for the 2019 assessment year will increase by 10% of the preceding year’s median cropped soil productivity index 111 as certified by the Illinois Department of Revenue with data provided by the Farmland Assessment Technical Advisory Board resulting in a $29.10 per acre increase for each soil productivity index. Property owners in these townships may file an appeal on their assessment to the Christian County Board of Review by filling out a complaint form in the Supervisor of Assessments office within 30 days of the date of this publication. The address of the Supervisor of assessments office is 101 S. Main, Taylorville, IL 62568, and the phone number is (217) 824-5900. The assessment, minus exemptions, is multiplied by your local tax rate resulting in the amount of property taxes. Your property may be eligible for homestead exemptions, which can reduce your property’s taxable assessment. For more information on homestead exemptions, call (217) 824-5900 or visit www.www.christiancountyil.gov/assessments.
All equalized assessed valuations are subject to further equalization and review by Christian County Board of Review as well as the Illinois Department of Revenue. The following (links) is the listing of all taxable property for which changes have been made: