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Notice to the Citizens of Upshur County

Notice to the Citizens of Upshur County

Board of Review & Equalization

At a regular session of the County Commission of Upshur County, West Virginia, held at the Courthouse Annex on the 8th day of January, 2015, the Matter of the County Commission sitting as a Board of Review and Equalization was reviewed and considered. The purpose of said Board is to review and equalize the assessments made by the Assessor of Upshur County. The County Commission will sit as a Board of Review and Equalization beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the 29th day of January, 2015, and shall continue until the work is complete but will adjourn so later than the close of business on the 19th day of February, 2015. Please be aware that if the Board of Review and Equalization has completed their review before the 19th day of February the adjournment day of said Board may be earlier than the 19th day of February, 2015.

Property owners should receive notification of any increase in valuation if such increase is greater than ten percent (10{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}). If the increase relates to coal valuation, the notice will be from the State Tax Department. If the increase related to producing oil and gas valuation, the notice will be from the State Tax Department. If the increase in valuation related to land or buildings, the notice will be from the Office of the Upshur County Assessor. Please contact the Office of the Upshur County Assessor (304-472-4650) for any questions relative to increase in valuations.

Any person(s) who desire a review of their current tax assessment must contact the Upshur County Assessor’s Office (304-471-4650) as soon as possible for an informal review prior to scheduling an appointment with the Upshur County Commission / Board of Review and Equalization during the month of February. Individuals may receive an application for assessment review from the Upshur County Assessor’s Office or the Upshur County Commission Office. Individuals need to return the completed application(s) as soon as possible to ensure a complete review for all interested taxpayers. Please return the completed application to the following address:

Office of the Upshur County Commission
Board of Review and Equalization
38 West Main Street — Room 302
Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201

JC Raffety, President
Upshur County Commission
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