Traill County Director of taxation

The responsibility of the tax equalization director, also called the assessment officer, is to appraise all taxable property at a fair and equitable value. The tax equalization director also conducts educational campaigns to fully acquaint constituents with provisions of the property tax laws and responsibilities.

Exact duties of the office are spelled out in NDCC Chapter 11-10.1.


CURRENT YEAR TAX STATEMENTS ARE NOW ONLINE-

In the GIS system (parcel data tab), you can now get the TAX STATEMENT!!

CHECK IT OUT!!!





HOMESTEAD CREDIT

Recently the Legislators changed the qualifications for the HOMESTEAD CREDIT. They have raised the income annually to $70,000 after medical deductions. The new perimeters are up to $40,000 yearly income will receive up to $9000 off their taxable value. If your income is between $40,001 and $70,000, you will qualify for up to $4500 off your taxable value. There is also no cap on assets. We are inviting anyone that is 65 years old or older and reside/have interest in property to fill out an application. Please note that your medical deductions include travel, eyeglasses, dentures, and any medical expenses you pay out-of-pocket. You will use the income and expense information from the previous year. You can click here to be directed to the application.


AUDITOR'S LOT PROCEDURE

EFFECTIVE 12/20/2022

The Traill County Commission Board has agreed to change the Auditor lot procedures to include that any irregular tract MUST have Auditor's lot prior to recording. The request process of an auditor lot, by you or the surveyor, has not changed. For the procedure to follow, please click here for the procedures, survey record, and surveyor's certificate.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Traill County Director of Tax Equalization
Kayla Knudson, Tax Equalization Director
PO Box 745
Hillsboro, ND 58045
701-636-5950

Kayla Knudson email: kayla.knudson@co.traill.nd.us