Mississippi

The State of Mississippi requires each assessor to locate and value all taxable property within his county. "True Value shall mean and include, but shall not be limited to, market value, cash value, actual cash value, proper value and value for the purposes of appraisal for ad valorem taxation." Mississippi Appraisal Manual. Assessed Value is a percentage of true value. The assessment rate to be used for each class of property to determine the assessed value is set by Mississippi's Constitution.
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Classes of Property for Assessment Purposes

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Class I

Single family, owner occupied, residential real property
Assessment Rate = (10%) of value
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Class II

All other real property
Assessment Rate = (15%) of value
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  Complete list of assessor phone numbers are also here:

County

Multiplier

Phone Number

Additional Information

Bolivar

 

662-843-3926

 Bolivar County

DeSoto

 

662-429-1335

DeSoto County

Forrest

 

601-545-6130

Forrest County Assessor

Hancock

 

228-467-4425

Hancock County Assessor

Harrison

 

228-865-4043

Harrison County Assessor

Hinds

 

601-968-6616 (Jackson) 601-857-8787 (Raymond)

Hinds County Assessor

Itawamba

 

662-862-4304

 

Jackson

 

228-769-3133

Jackson County Assessor

Jones

 

601-477-3253

 

Lafayette

 

662-234-5562
662-234-6006

Lafayette County Assessor

Lamar

 

601-544-4410

Lamar County

Lauderdale

 

601-482-9779

Lauderdale County Assessor

Leake

 

601-267-3021

 

Lee 

 

662-841-9031

 

Lowndes

 

662-329-5709

Lowndes County Assessor

Madison

 

Madison County Assessor

Marion

 

601-736-8256.

 

Monroe

 

662-369-2033

 

Oktibbeha

 

662-323-1273

Oktibbeha Assessor

Oxford (town in Lee County)

 

601-234-5562

 

Pearl River

 

601-795-4081 (Popularville office)

601-798-2866 (Picayune office)

Pearl River Assessor

Pearl River Records Search

Rankin

601-825-1470

Rankin County

Tunica

 

601-363-1266

 

Yazoo

 

601-746-1583

 

 

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Last Updated on 11/19/2012

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