Holmes CAUV Renewals Have Been Mailed

Auditor Jackie McKee of Holmes County today announced that Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) renewal forms have been mailed. We are committed to protecting customers and staff with the least amount of contact as possible.  Stamped envelopes have been provided to mail the completed renewal or they can be emailed to ReaEstateDept@co.holmes.oh.us.   Please complete entire…

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Holmes County CAUV Inspections

CAUV Inspections Holmes County Auditor Jackie McKee announced that staff has begun to conduct inspections of farming properties within Holmes County that have been granted Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) status. The CAUV program, which became effective in 1974, provides tremendous tax savings to commercial agricultural property owners who qualify.  The inspection, required by the…

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Holmes County CAUV & The 2020 Tax Bill

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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