This week, Johnson County released valuation and tax levy information for the 2021 Johnson County budgets. The 2020 mill levies and valuations are available on this Records and Tax Administration page and below:
Growth in Johnson County increased 5.23% over the previous year. Total valuation as of Oct. 31, 2020, the value used for setting the levies, was $11,733,829,400, compared to $11,150,289,696 on the November 2019 abstract.
The real estate valuation in Johnson County increased 5.38%. The valuation of real estate in the county is $11,379,924,403 on Oct. 31, 2020, compared to $10,798,575,181 in 2019.
The personal property valuation decreased 13.85%. Personal property valuation on Oct. 31, 2020, was $76,510,039 compared to $88,806,842 in 2019.
State assessed utilities, certified by the Kansas Department of Revenue, increased 5.51% to $277,394,958 on Oct. 31, 2020, compared to $262,907,673 in 2019.
Since 1997, $20,000 of appraised value for qualifying residential parcels of real estate and some mobile homes are exempt from the school finance levy.
It is the responsibility of the county clerk to examine the budgets to verify that each fund is within the statutory tax levy limitations and then establish the mill levies to raise the ad valorem tax to be levied.