Notice is hereby given that The Equalization Board for Stafford County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing complaints of inequalities in real estate assessments. Upon hearing such complaints, either oral or written, the Board will give consideration AND EITHER INCREASE, DECREASE, OR AFFIRM SUCH ASSESSMENTS. Before relief can be given, the taxpayer must overcome a clear presumption in favor of the 2018 assessment by showing that the property assessment is not uniform with assessments of other similar properties or prove that the property is assessed in excess of its fair market value. The dates are:
June 22, 29, July 9, 24, August 3, 10
(Additional dates and times will be scheduled if necessary and advertised.)
Appointments will be scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All meetings will be held in the ABC Room (#175) located in the George L. Gordon Jr. Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, Virginia. For an appeal application/appointment call (540) 658-4132 option 2, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please be prepared to give the clerk the Tax Map Number of the property you wish to discuss. THE DEADLINE FOR SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS WITH THE BOARD IS JUNE 5, 2020. If unable to schedule an appointment, WRITTEN APPEALS POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN JUNE 5, 2020 will receive the same attention.
This notice is in compliance with Section 58.1-3378 of the Code of Virginia.
THE STAFFORD COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
P. O. BOX 98, STAFFORD, VA 22555-0098