Kansas Personal Property Statute's (K.S.A. 79-101, 79-102, 79-301, 79-303)
Kansas law states that all real property and personal property in this state, not expressly exempt, is subject to taxation. All tangible personal property owned as of January 1st must be listed in the name of the owner, with the county appraiser each year for taxation purposes. The statutory definition of personal property is "... every tangible which is the subject of ownership, not forming part or parcel of real property"
Personal Property Important Reminders
Personal Property Rendition Forms will be mailed by the Neosho County Appraiser's Office at the end of December. The rendition form lists personal property items that were reported the prior year. Residents need to make corrections to the form either by deleting items they no longer own or by adding new items such as:
- No changes to rendition: Sign and date the form and return it to the Appraiser's Office.
- Changes to rendition: Add or delete items on the rendition form. Sign and date the form and return it to the Appraiser's Office.
- No longer own item(s) on rendition: Mark the box that you no longer own or control any personal property, sign, and date the form and return to the Appraiser's Office.
All Personal Property Rendition Forms must be signed/dated and returned to the Appraiser's Office by March 15th. Late filing penalties begin after this date.
Neighborhood Revitalization Program
The Neighborhood Revitalization Program is intended to promote revitalization within Neosho County, Kansas through the rehabilitation, conservation, or redevelopment of the designated area while offering property tax rebates to owners who complete certain improvements or renovations of their property. There must be a minimum investment of $7,500 and must also reflect a $7,500 increase in value on residential or commercial properties to receive a tax rebate.
- Before the project begins, obtain an application (PDF) from the Neosho County Appraiser's Office:
- Part I of the application, complete and submit to the Appraiser's office.
- $25 nonrefundable application fee due when the application is submitted to the Appraiser's office.
- Application requests must be received and approved by the Neosho County Board of Commissioners before construction can begin. There will be no exceptions.
- Applicants will be notified within 10 working days, indicating approval or denial of the project.
- After the project begins:
- Part II of the application must be submitted to the Appraiser's office within 10 days after the start of construction.
- The project must be completed one year from the date the application was approved.
- When the project is complete:
- Part III of the application must be filed with the Appraiser's office certifying the completion of construction.
- Submit an itemized statement of costs. This is required to be eligible for participation in the Neighborhood Revitalization Program.
- On-site interior and exterior inspection will be conducted by the Appraiser's office, they will take pictures and measurements. Tax records will be adjusted according to statutory deadlines.
- Upon filing Part III and the determination of the new valuation of real estate, the form will be filed with County Appraiser certifying the project is in compliance with the requirements for a tax rebate.
If you have any questions regarding the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, please call 620-244-3821 or email questions to the Neighborhood Revitalization Program.