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Property owners who filed their appeals for real estate property tax assessment with the Orleans Parish Assessor on or before August 22, 2019 will be receiving their letter from the New Orleans City Council, acting in their capacity as the Board of Review, prior to September 15th. The letter will notify them of the hearing date, time, and location of their property appeals hearing, according to the Board of Review.
The Board of Review is currently reviewing all appeals that have been submitted to it by the Orleans Parish Assessor. Once the review is completed, all property owners who have filed an appeal on time will be contacted by letter, e-mail and/or phone.
Additionally, the letter will include: 1) telephone contact information, 2) what owners/representatives will need to bring to the hearing, and 3) how to obtain additional information.
The Board of Review advises property owners to work with the Orleans Parish Assessor to resolve their appeal. A mutually acceptable, negotiated resolution is the quickest and most effective way to resolve a disputed real estate property tax assessment.
The hearings will be held in the Lac Maurepas Meeting Room, Student Life Center, 916 Navarre Ave., Delgado Community College.
The Board of Review has contracted with Hammerman & Gainer, Inc. to help process the appeals and provide recommendations to the Board of Review, which will be held in open City Council Chambers.
In order to comply with State law, the appeals process must end by October 20, 2019.
Letters will notify property owners of the hearing date, time, and location for the property appeals hearing.
For additional information, visit www.OrleansTaxAppeal.com or call 1-888-229-7314.
Additional questions may be answered at the Louisiana Tax Commission’s website: https://www.latax.state.la.us/