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Property Taxes

IMPORTANT NOTICE: You will receive one property tax bill and one personal property tax bill for your 2014 City of Liberty and Clay County taxes. All tax payments, current and delinquent, should be paid to Clay County.

You may pay your tax bills:
In person or by mail: Clay County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Liberty, MO 64068


Tax bills are mailed out in November of each year and are due December 31.
Upon receipt, if you have questions regarding the combined 2014 taxes on your bill from the County, please contact the Clay County Collector’s office at 816.407.3200.

County tax bills, including the City portion, also are now available online through the Clay County Collector’s website —

If you are delinquent on your 2013 or earlier City of Liberty taxes, they have been added to the combined 2014 tax bill. If you have questions or concerns related to the amount listed for the City of Liberty 2012 or earlier delinquent taxes, please contact the City of Liberty Finance Department at 816.439.4458. If you have questions about 2013 delinquent taxes, please contact the Clay County Collector’s office at 816.407.3200.

What do my City property taxes fund?
Property taxes support the general services such as police, fire, emergency medical services, street maintenance, engineering and planning, senior citizen programs, and park maintenance and recreation programs.

How much is my property tax?
The City of Liberty property tax levy is $1.0080 per $100 assessed valuation, this includes $0.8570 for the City's General Fund and $0.1510 for Liberty Parks & Recreation. The assessed valuation is provided from the Clay County Assessor’s Office by requirements of the Missouri State Statutes. For answers to questions concerning the assessed value, call 816.407.3500.

The assessed value for personal property, such as vehicles, is 33 1/3% of market value. Real estate property assessed value is 19% for residential, 32% for commercial and 12% for agricultural property.

The property tax levies for Liberty citizens for all government entities are the following:

Government Entity

City 1.0080

City - General Fund  0.8570  0.8573

City - Parks & Recreation  0.1510  0.1511
County Road & Bridge 0.0800
County General  0.1000  0.1200
Liberty School District  6.4550 6.0950
Senior Citizens  0.0499 0.0499
Hospital District  0.1500 0.1500
Library  0.3200 0.3200
Health  0.1000 0.1000
Mental Health  0.1032 0.0934
Developmental Disabilities  0.1162 0.1191
State Levy  0.0300 0.0300
Total per $100 assessed value 8.5123

Finance Department
T: 816.439.4458
F: 816.439.4464

Mon-Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m

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