Board of Equalization

This board is responsible for reviewing the valuation of all tracts and parcels of land, and all tangible personal within Clay County.  The board has the authority to lower the valuation if, in its opinion, the property has been returned above its true value compared to the average valuation of all other property in the county.  In addition, the board has the authority to raise the valuation if, in its opinion, the property has been returned below its true value. (RSMo 138.085)



David Driskill  
Larry Davis
Jim Rucker



BOE Appeals Process

In order to appeal your assessment you should first visit the Assessor's website under Frequently Answered Questions to learn more.  If you wish to proceed, you will need contact the Assessor's Office before submitting any forms to the Clerk's Office to ensure if your question may be resolved. We have included a general timeline provided from the Assessor's website under Frequently Answered Questions.  Please do not hesitate to contact either office to assist you with any further questions.

When and how can I appeal my market value?
Detailed instructions are available here.

Informal hearings will be held in the month of April with an appraiser from the Assessor's Office. Please call for an appointment during this time.

Board of Equalization hearings will start at the end of July. All requests for BOE appeals must be made through the Clerk's Office. Original signed forms must be returned by the 2nd Monday in July. This step is mandatory for further appeals.  The forms are as follows: BOE Appeal Form and Agent Authorization Release

State Tax Commission hearings can be scheduled after filing with the Board of Equalization. State Tax Commission filing deadline is 30 days following the final action of the BOE or September 30th, whichever is later.

Clay County Tax Levy Information

The Valuations, Tax Levies and School District Enumerations are calculated and set by the various jurisdictions and taxing entities of Clay County. They are compiled by the County Clerk's Office and are subject to the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri and audited and certified to be compliant by the Missouri State Auditor's Office.


These compilations are created from certified levies in preparation for the annual tax season. 

Sales/Use Tax Rates

To obtain the most current sales tax rates, you may visit

Clay County, Mo.

Contact Us

Clay County Clerk
Stacey Tingle

Clay County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: (816) 407-3570
Fax: (816) 407-3581