Acceptable & Unacceptable Reasons to File for an Abatement

Acceptable reasons are:

  • Inaccurately measured improvements (outside measurements)
  • Additions that do not exist
  • Amenities such as pool and sheds that have been removed prior to January 1, 2018
  • Lack of equitability in the valuation of like properties
  • Condition of the property on January 1st     

Unacceptable reasons are:

  • Not being pleased with the value change
  • Just saying overvaluation without support information
  • Displeasure with the tax rate
  • An inability to afford paying taxes