The ghost of assessment past: Why your taxes are high when land value is lowThe past will come back to haunt you. In the world of property assessment, two years in the past directly affects the present. On March 26, 2013 the Douglas County assessor and auditor/treasurer offices will be sending out nearly 30,000 assessment notices and tax statements. Property sales from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011 affect the 2012 assessed values for the taxes residents will see on their payable 2013 tax statements.
By: Crystal Dey, Alexandria Echo Press