County Clerk John Bartolac today released valuation and tax levy information for 2018 Johnson County budgets. The 2017 mill levies and valuations are available on the Records and Tax Administration homepage.
Growth in Johnson County increased 6.37 percent over the previous year. Total valuation as of Oct. 31, 2017, the value used for setting the levies, was $9,858,473,397, compared to $9,229,880,308 on the November 2016 abstract.
Real estate valuation in Johnson County increased 6.58 percent. The valuation of real estate in the county is $9,517,381,583 on Oct. 31, 2017, compared to $8,890,885,708 in 2016.
Personal property valuation decreased 1.16 percent. Personal property valuation on Oct. 31, 2017, was $104,554,778, compared to $105,767,510 in 2016.
State assessed utilities, certified by the Kansas Department of Revenue, increased 1.4 percent to $236,537,036 on Oct. 31, 2017, compared to $233,227,090 in 2016.
Beginning in 1997, $20,000 of appraised value for qualifying residential parcels of real estate and some mobile homes are exempt from the school finance levy.
The county clerk has the responsibility of examining the budgets to verify that each fund is within the statutory tax levy limitations and then establishes the mill levies to raise the ad valorem tax to be levied.
Mill levy and valuation information is available online.