Holmes County Auditor Jackie McKee would like to remind dog owners that the deadline for 2020 dog registrations is January 31.  The annual dog registration, required by the State of Ohio, is a service designed to benefit the animal, its owner and the community.  The fee is $15.00 per dog.  After January 31, 2020, the…

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1/7/2020                                                                                                                 Holmes County Auditor’s Office has a position available for a full-time Bookkeeping Clerk.  Consider joining our team of professional and detailed individuals who account for millions of dollars each year in receipts, payables and payroll.  Candidates should be detail-oriented; have significant computer experience including Excel, excellent keyboard/typing skills, ability to work well with others…

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2020 Dog Tags

Holmes County Auditor Jackie McKee says that a license is a lost dog’s ticket home, it is the law and dogs are required to wear their current license.  The annual dog registration, required by the State of Ohio begins December 1st and runs through the end of January, is a service designed to benefit the…

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Jackie McKee, Holmes County Auditor, reminds residents of a feature on the Holmes County Auditor’s website.    Property owners can visit the website at www.holmescountyauditor.org and search for their property by name, address or parcel number. Once the parcel is up, click on the tax tab.  Then click on the “View Upcoming Levies”.  Levy information for…

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Change of real estate value notices will be mailed the second week of September to all affected property owners, according to County Auditor, Jackie McKee.  Ohio Law requires Holmes County property values to be updated in 2019 (payable 2020) to reflect the state of the local real estate market.  This update is a statistical trending…

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Holmes County Auditor, Jackie McKee, announced today that her office would soon be taking the necessary steps to implement a State ordered update of real estate values.  The update, designed to reflect property values as of January 1, 2019 will have its first effect on property tax bills to be mailed in the first half…

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Ohio State Law requires any dog over the age of three (3) months to have a license within 30 days of ownership or renewed after the annual renewal period between December 1 through January 31 must include a penalty equal to the cost of the license.  Your dog’s license may be purchased at the Auditor’s…

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The Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program allows farmland devoted exclusively to commercial agriculture to be valued on the agricultural use of the land rather than its “highest and best” potential use, resulting in a substantially lower tax bill for working farmers. The purpose of the law is to encourage farmland preservation. The State Legislator…

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