Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE reminds taxpayers that the deadline to file a complaint against the valuation of real property is Friday, March 31, 2017.
Taxpayers who do not agree with the valuation of their property have the opportunity to file a complaint with the Board of Revision for review of property values. When a complaint is filed, the Board of Revision will schedule a hearing, review testimony, and issue a decision on whether a correction should be made to the valuation. The board does not hear complaints regarding real estate taxes.
Complaint forms (DTE 1) must be dated, signed, notarized, and received or postmarked by March 31, 2017. Submissions can be made in-person or by mail to Summit County Fiscal Office, 175 S. Main Street, Room 302, Akron, Ohio 44308 or to our satellite office at Summit County Board of Revision, 1180 S. Main St., Suite 250, Akron, Ohio 44301. To obtain a complaint form (DTE 1), please call 330-643-2631 or visit our website at http://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net.
Complaints against the valuation of real property can now also be submitted electronically at http://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net. The new online filing system provides many benefits, including convenience and accuracy. It can be accessed at any time of day and ensures accurate records by eliminating the hand-written application. Upon submission, users will have confirmation that their complaint was received by the Board of Revision. Electronic submissions are not subject to the notary requirement, but must be submitted by 4 p.m. on March 31, 2017.
Board of Revision members are the Fiscal Officer, the County Executive, the County Clerk of Courts and/or their representatives.