News Flash


Posted on: September 8, 2021



What does the County Assessor’s Office do?

The Assessor's Office is responsible for the appraisal of real property such as homes, condos, recreational parcels, vacant land, commercial, and industrial properties. You can watch this short video to learn even more! 

  • The value and property type of your home or business property is assessed by the Summit County Assessor's Office annually.
  • This office also assesses and collects taxes on business and personal property (both owned and leased), mobile homes, and mobile offices.

Why are my property taxes going up?

  • The buying and selling of properties within the County sets the market value for your area. Consideration is taken for age, size, quality and condition among other components.
  • The lien date for Utah is January 1. Because of this, your current year (2021) tax value is based on 2020 sales.
  • For 2021's tax values, the County Assessor's Office used 2,174 sales from 2020.

Ever wonder what falls inside or outside of the County Assessor's jurisdiction? 

The County Assessor's number one goal is to evaluate your property at the current fair market value. Their actions are bound by state code (law) and rule R884-24P-27. To read the code in full, click here

Ask yourself: "Could I sell my home for this price?" 

If you disagree with the Assessor's valuation of your property, you can file an appeal with the Board of Equalization through the Auditor's office. Instructions to do this are on your tax disclosure notice which you should have received August 1. The deadline for this appeal is September 15th of each year.

Can the Assessor look the other way and not adjust for market increases?

No, they can't. The Assessor's Office works within strict code (law) requirements set by the State of Utah. This code and rule require that the Assessor is within 95% of the market value on residential properties in their sales ratio study.

If you have additional questions, visit: SUMMITCOUNTYASSESSOR.ORG.

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