Upon appeal by the property owner, appearance and defense of both value estimate and methods used to establish value
In order that improvements to real property are properly assessed for property tax purposes, no building amounting to a value of two thousand five hundred dollars or more shall hereafter be erected, or structurally altered or repaired, and no electrical, heating, plumbing, or other installation or connection, or other improvement to real property, amounting to a value of two thousand five hundred dollars or more, shall hereafter be made until an information statement has been filed with the county assessor in the county in which the improvement is to be made. - Nebraska Revised Statute 77-1318.01
A pdf copy of the Improvement Information Statement is available at
Improvement Information Statement
and must be filed with the Assessor when a building permit is not required.
The Assessor is responsible for processing homestead exemption applications for low income elderly and disabled veterans who live in their own homes. homestead exemption requirements
can be found on the Department of Revenue website.
If you feel there has been an error in your assessment, please visit with the Assessor. Remember, it is the property owners responsibility to report changes in usage or removal, remodeling, or additions of structures
. Form 422 for filing property valuation protests is available at the Nebraska Department of Revenue website. Property Valuation Protest - Form 422.
The pdf form can be filled out online and printed. It must then be mailed or delivered to the office of the Sheridan County Clerk. Instructions and deadline dates are available on page 2 of the form.
The county assessor is required to inspect all parcels of real property in the county no less frequently than every six years. Nebraska Revised Statute 77-1311.03
The Sheridan County Assessorís Office will be continuing the 6 year review process of the county pursuant to Nebraska State statute 77-1311.03. The data collectors will be continuing in the southern end, concentrating in the Ellsworth Tax District beginning Monday, April 24, 2017. If the land owner has questions or concerns, please call the Assessorís Office at 308-327-5652.