Johnson County personal property rendition deadlines approaching

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts: Jody Hanson, Senior Public Information Officer Johnson County Manager’s Office (913) 715-0423 or cell (913) 626-5482 jody.hanson@jocogov.org

Nancy Mays, Director of Public Affairs and Communications Johnson County Manager’s Office (913) 715-0730 or cell (913) 568-3605 nancy.mays@jocogov.org

Johnson County personal property rendition deadlines approaching

JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS (March 14, 2014) – Rendition filing deadlines are approaching for approximately 27,000 Johnson County property owners, businesses, and oil and gas accounts. Rendition forms are used to value taxable personal property, and the Johnson County Appraiser’s office mailed renditions forms on Dec. 31, 2013.

•March 17: Deadline for personal property renditions •April 1: Deadline for oil and gas renditions

According to Kansas Statute K.S.A. 79-303: Property owners are required by law to provide a listing of tangible personal property that is owned or leased, as of the first day of January.

Examples of commercial personal property that must be reported include manufacturing equipment, computers, telephone systems, copy machines, shelving and racks, and plant machinery. Examples of individual personal property include recreational vehicles, boats, motors, trailers, heavy trucks, mobile homes, off-road vehicles, four-wheelers, and aircraft, etc.

The filing requirement does not apply to the following: ?Motor vehicles that are taxed at the time of licensing ?Commercial equipment that cost $1,500 or less ?Commercial equipment purchased after June 30, 2006

Property owners who do not receive a rendition form, or have questions are advised to contact the Appraiser’s Office at 913-715-9000.

About Johnson County, Kansas Located in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City Metropolitan Region, Johnson County, Kansas is a community of choice with a current population of more than 550,000, making it the most populated of the 105 counties in Kansas, but traditionally having the lowest mill levy in the state. For more information visit the county’s website at www.jocogov.org.

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