Morton County, Kansas - Assessor's Office
The Morton County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Morton County, Kansas. You can contact the Morton County Assessor for:
- Your property tax bill
- Paying your property tax
- Appealing your property tax appraisal
- Reporting upgrades or improvements
- Information on your property's tax assessment
- Checking the Morton County property tax due date
P.O. Box 1116The Morton County Assessor's Office is located in Elkhart, Kansas. Elkhart is the county seat of Morton County, where most local government offices are located.
Morton County Assessor Contact Information
Morton 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 Morton County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Morton County Tax Appraiser.
- The Morton County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Morton County.
- The Morton 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.
- The Morton County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Morton County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.
When contacting Morton County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Morton County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 620-697-2106. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!
Please call the assessor's office in Elkhart before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Morton County Courthouse at 620-697-2157.