The Assessor does NOT:
- Collect Taxes
- Calculate Taxes
- Determine Tax rate
- Set policy for the Board of Review
The Assessor is concerned only with VALUE, not TAXES
Taxing jurisdictions such as county, school, cities and townships, adopt budgets after public hearings. This determines the tax levy, which is the rate of taxation required to raise the money budgeted. The taxes you pay are proportionate to the value of your property compared to the total value of the taxing district in which your property is located.