PO Box 6
Bison, SD 57620
Fax No. 605-244-5640
Tracy Hintz, CAA - Deputy Director of Equalization
Katie Helms - Clerk/Field Assistant
Office of the
Director of Equalization
The Perkins County Director of Equalization is appointed by the County Commissioners and is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all real property within the county. This would include residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural classes of property. The value determined by the assessor is the assessed value and is the value indicated on the assessment roll.
The Assessor does not: Collect taxes, Calculate taxes, Determine tax rate, or Set policy for the Board of Review. The Assessor is concerned with value, not taxes. The taxes you pay are proportionate to the value of your property compared to the total value of the taxing district in which your property is located.
Local Board of Equalization: Written appeal must be filed with the clerk of the local board on or before the Thursday preceding the third Monday in March.
County Board of Equalization: Written appeal must be filed with the County Finance Office on or before the 1st Tuesday in April.
*** Note: Current year assessment notices are mailed by March 1st of each year, with information on how to appeal on each notice.