Akron, Ohio, December 23, 2020– Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE reminds property owners that the Board of Revision will accept complaints against the valuation of real estate beginning Friday, January 1, 2021. The deadline to file a complaint form (Form DTE 1) is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Property owners who do not agree with the county valuation of their real estate have the opportunity to file a complaint with the Board of Revision. When a complaint is filed, the Board of Revision will hold a hearing, consider testimony or evidence provided, and issue a decision on whether an adjustment should be made to the property valuation. (The board does not hear complaints regarding real estate taxes). Until further notice, all hearings shall be held remotely via Zoom.
Property owners may obtain a complaint form (Form DTE 1) which will be available beginning January 1, 2021, by calling 330-926-2559 or 330-643-2636, by email at BOR@summitoh.net, or by visiting our website at http://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net and choosing the Board of Revision Complaint link on our home page.
Complaint forms (Form DTE 1) can be filed by the property owner and must be signed, dated, and notarized. Submissions are required by law to be postmarked on or before Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Complaint forms and evidence can be hand delivered by 4 p.m. or mailed to the Summit County Fiscal Office, 175 S. Main Street, Room 302, Akron, Ohio 44308 or to our satellite location at Summit County Board of Revision, 1180 S. Main St., Suite 250, Akron, Ohio 44301.
In addition, complaint forms (Form DTE 1) may be submitted electronically at http://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net. Upon submission, users will receive confirmation that their complaint was sent to the Board of Revision. Electronic submissions are not subject to the notary requirement, but must also be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Evidence should be submitted in person or by U.S. mail.
Board of Revision members are the Fiscal Officer, the County Executive, the County Clerk of Courts, or their representatives.