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You may qualify for the Homestead Exemption program for Tax Year 2024 collected in Calendar Year 2025 if:
- You owned and occupied the homestead as your domicile on January 1, 2024
- You will reach age 65 during calendar year 2024
- You were certified totally and permanently disabled as of January 1, 2024, regardless of age
- You are a surviving spouse of a qualified homeowner who was receiving the Homestead Exemption at the time of death, and who was at least 59 years of age on the date of their spouse’s death
- In calendar year 2023, your income on Line 3 of your Ohio Income Tax Return was $38,600 (includes both the applicant and the applicant’s spouse’s combined incomes)
You may qualify for the Homestead Exemption program for Tax Year 2023 collected in Calendar Year 2024 if:
- You owned and occupied the homestead as your domicile on January 1, 2023
- You reached age 65 during calendar year 2023
- You were certified totally and permanently disabled as of January 1, 2023, regardless of age
- In calendar year 2022, your income on Line 3 of your Ohio Income Tax Return was $36,100 or less (includes both the applicant and the applicant’s spouse’s combined incomes)
The values on soil types are determined by the Ohio Department of Taxation and given to all counties in the State of Ohio. The CAUV soil rates are updated every 3 years. An update occurred in Tax Year 2023, collected in 2024. The next update will be for Tax Year 2026 collected in 2027. You cannot protest the CAUV values. You do have the option to appeal your property’s market value by filing a Board of Revision Complaint Against the Valuation of Property.
The primary purpose of a revaluation is to provide equalization between all property owners as well as between all classes of property. Ohio law requires a revaluation to be completed every six years. Please visit the Reappraisal page for more information.
Under the direction of the Ohio Department of Taxation, the Mahoning County Auditor must review and reappraise all property in Mahoning County every six year even if you did not improve or sell your property. The objective is to appraise all properties at Fair Market Values, which is the price a willing seller would receive from a willing buyer. Your property is an investment of which the value of such investment changes over time as supply and demand change in the real estate market.
No. Passed in 1976, the Ohio legislature enacted property reform known as House Bill 920. Its purpose was to keep inflation from increasing voted taxes. When property values increase due to inflation, a reappraisal, or an update, House Bill 920 goes into effect. The voted, or full millage, is lowered by the Ohio Department of Taxation resulting in a lower effective tax rate. The opposite is also true when property values decrease due to a reappraisal or an update. House Bill 920 again goes into effect. The voted, or full millage, is increased by the Ohio Department of Taxation resulting in a higher effective tax rate. The only increased revenue taxing districts receive from voted levies is from the added value of new construction.
If you do not believe you could sell your property on the open market for the amount of the county appraisal, you can appeal your value by filing a Complaint Against the Valuation of Real Property. This form can be found on the Auditor’s webpage here or you can call the Auditor’s Office at 330-740-2010 to request the form by mail. Appeals may be submitted by mail or in person to the Auditor’s Office in the County Courthouse Building between January 2 and March 31 each year. Filing this form will formally initiate the appeal process with the Mahoning County Board of Revision. Detailed information regarding the appeal process and the Board of Revision can be found here.
The deadline for tax year 2022 was Friday March 31, 2023
Complaints Against the Valuation of Real Property for tax year 2023 must be filed and received on or before Monday, April 1, 2024 in the Mahoning County Auditor’s Office, which is located at:
Mahoning County Courthouse120 Market StreetYoungstown, OH 44503
This formal complaint period will not open until January 1, 2024.
Auditor’s Property Search Instruction
New addresses are provided by your local zoning office (see below). If you live in a municipality without a zoning office, Please contact the Emergency Management Agency for assistance at 1-330-740-2200. 700 Industrial Rd, Youngstown, OH 44509
Zoning Contact List
View State of Ohio CAUV FAQs and Tables https://tax.ohio.gov/government/real-state/cauv
Please view the 2023 Values Information presentation here.