The Seward County Assessor's Office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse in room 206, Seward, NE 68434. Phone: (402) 643-3311; E-mail: Marilyn Hladky. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Personal Property Schedules
Personal property forms must be filed annually with the Seward County Assessor by May 1. You are now able to file your Personal Property schedules on line or you can continue to bring in your Federal Depreciation Worksheet into the Assessors Office.
Functions of the Assessors Office
The Seward County Assessor has the duty to value all real and personal property in the county as a basis for the county board to levy taxes. The assessor must be certified by the Department of Revenue Property Assessment & Taxation in order to hold office and annually attend a training session obtain the required continuing education hours to be recertified.
Seward County is 576 square miles in size and contains 16 precincts, 10 towns and villages. There are 10,538 real property parcels. Inventory of all taxable property, including quantity, quality and important characteristics;
- Determination of the extent of taxability of each property;
- Estimation of market value of each taxable property;
- Calculation of the assessed value of each property;
- Preparation and certification of the assessment roll;
- Notification to the owners of the assessed value of their properties;
- Upon appeal by the property owner, appearance and defense of both value estimate and methods used to establish value; and
- The Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing, and valuing all taxable property in Seward County.