Monday, December 18, 2017


Rush County Appraiser

715 Elm
La Crosse, KS

Mailing Address:
Appraisers Office
PO Box 57
La Crosse, KS 67548

Phone: 785-222-2659
Fax: 785-222-3750

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.




Kelly DesLauriers

Office Manager

Kathy Herrman

Appraisal Clerk

Jessica Dellett

Important Documents

Important Dates

January 1st
The assesment date (K.S.A. 79-301 and K.S.A. 79-1455)

March 1st
Change of Value Notices mailed

March 15th
Personal Property Renditions due back to County Appraiser

April 1st
Oil & Gas renditions due back to County Appraiser. Notices of Appraised value mailed to property owner

May 1st
Deadline for the county appraiser to notify taxpayers of the value and classification of personal property, including oil & gas (K.S.A. 1460

May 15th
Deadline for taxpayers to appeal notice of value or classification of personal property, including oil & gas (KS - 1448). You can appeal when you pay your taxes if you do not appeal your notice

June 1st
Appraiser certifies appraisal roll to County Clerk

June 20th
Second half payment under protest payment deadline from previous year 

If a deadline falls on a weekend or legal holiday, the last day to file is automatically extended to the next business day.

Peanalties apply for late filing of Personal Property or Oil & Gas Renditions.

*** REMINDER ***

Personal Property Renditions will be mailed out on the 31st. Sign and return by March 15th to avoid a penalty.

March 16 - April 15
5% Personal Property late filing penalty

April 16 - May 15
10% Personal Property late filing penalty

May 16 - June 15
15% Personal Property late filing penalty

June 16 - July 15
20% Personal Property late filing penalty

July 16 - March 14
25% Personal Property late filing penalty

March 15, next year
50% Personal Property penalty for failure to file or for escaped tax

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715 ELM, PO BOX 57







PURSUANT TO L.1919, CH 279, 2


Annually, at least tenbusiness days prior to the mailing of change of value notices pursuant toK.S.A. 79-1460a, and amendments thereto, the county or district appraiser shallcause to be published in the official county newspaper and on the officialcounty appraiser’s website the results of the market study analysis asprescribed by the Director of Property Valuation of the Department of Revenue.


A study of the residentialreal estate market indicates that the market is stable with no general upwardor downward trend in Rush County.


A study of thecommercial/industrial real estate market indicated that the market is stablewith no general upward or downward trend.


A study of the vacantproperty real estate market indicated that the market is stable with no generalupward or downward trend.


Values on specificproperties may not follow indicated trends because of changes in the property,correction of descriptive data or adjustment of value based on sales of similarproperties. Some properties may increase at a greater rate, some properties maydecrease or change in valuation only slightly. All real property owners will benotified of the county appraiser’s estimate of value on or prior to March 1,2017. The appeal period extends to thirty days from the mailing date.


In accordance with theprovisions in K.S.A. 79-1476, the Division of Property Valuation is required toannually furnish each county the results of its study relating to changes, ifany, of the use value of agricultural land. Changes can and do occur as aresult of several factor including cropping practices, commodity prices andproduction costs.


Currently agriculturalland values have been established by the Division of Property Valuation andKansas State University. Rush County will implement the agricultural landvalues as provided by the division of property valuation. These values areavailable for review within the County Appraiser’s office.