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Property Taxes
Property Taxes

IMPORTANT NOTICE: You will receive one property tax bill and one personal property tax bill for your 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 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 have questions about 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 $0.9747 per $100 assessed valuation, this includes $0.8287 for the City's General Fund and $0.1460 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 0.9747

City - General Fund  0.8287  0.8570

City - Parks & Recreation 0.1460
County Road & Bridge 0.0800
County General 0.0839
Liberty School District 6.4550
Senior Citizens 0.0491
Hospital District 0.1483
Library 0.3146
Health 0.0985
Mental Health 0.0969
Developmental Disabilities 0.1144
State Levy 0.0300 
Total per $100 assessed value 8.4454

Finance Department
T: 816.439.4458
F: 816.439.4464

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

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