Assessor: Wendy Witkop
(231) 276-9263 Extension 107
|Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday - Friday
The Assessing Department is responsible for identifying and valuing all taxable real and personal property within the township. Blair Township has approximately 5,000 parcels.
The Assessor determines values through an analysis of recently sold properties. By law, assessments must be set at 50% of the True Cash Value. There are three key value components to each property. These must be calculated every year.
1. State Equalized Value (SEV): Half of Market Value
2. Capped Value:(Last Year’s Taxable Value-Losses) x Consumer Price Index + Additions
3. Taxable Value (TV): The lesser of: SEV or Capped Value
In addition, the Assessing Department is responsible for
· Maintaining property record cards for each parcel within the unit. These records include legal descriptions, land values,
ASSESSMENT CHANGE NOTICES are mailed annually (mid-February). This is the taxpayer’s opportunity to review important information pertaining to his or her property. Please be sure to examine valuations, classifications, legal descriptions and exemption status.