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Cape Girardeau County, Missouri - Assessor's Office

The Cape Girardeau County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. You can contact the Cape Girardeau County Assessor for:

  • Appealing your property tax appraisal
  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Checking the Cape Girardeau County property tax due date
  • Your property tax bill
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Paying your property tax

The Cape Girardeau County Assessor's Office is located in Jackson, Missouri. Jackson is the county seat of Cape Girardeau County, where most local government offices are located. The assessor's office is located in the same building as the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse, at 1 Barton Square.

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Cape Girardeau County Assessor's Office Services

There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Cape Girardeau County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Cape Girardeau County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Cape Girardeau County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Cape Girardeau County.
  2. The Cape Girardeau County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
  3. The Cape Girardeau County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Cape Girardeau County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Cape Girardeau County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Cape Girardeau County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 573-243-2468. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

If you have documents to send, you can fax them to the Cape Girardeau County assessor's office at 573-243-2525. Please call the assessor's office in Jackson before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse at 573-243-1052.

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The median property tax in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri is $943.00


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