The Seward County Appraiser's office is responsible for the appraisal of all real estate, both commercial and residential, and the appraisal of all personal property within the County.
The County Appraiser is an appointed office with the responsibility to discover, list, appraise, and maintain records of data relating to all taxable and exempt, real and personal property within Seward County.
Important Property Tax Deadlines
Last day for:
County to mail valuation notices - March 1
Taxpayers to file an Equalization Appeal - 30 days from the date the County mailed the notice
Taxpayers to file personal property rendition - March 15
Taxpayers to file oil and gas property rendition - April 1
Tax payment due, in full or first half - December 20
Annual Claim for Exemption form Property Taxation - Filed with county appraiser on or before March 1st. The failure to file the annual claim for exemption may be just cause for the county appraiser to be in doubt as to whether the property continues to meet the terms and conditions of exemption. When in doubt, the county appraiser must construe in favor of taxation. See Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation Directive No. 92-025.