Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Equalization for Bland County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing complaints of inequalities including errors in acreage. Upon hearing such complaints, either oral or written, the Board will give consideration AND INCREASE, DECREASE OR AFFIRM such real estate assessments. Before a change can be granted, the taxpayer or his agent must overcome a clear presumption in favor of the assessment. The taxpayer or agent must provide a preponderance of the evidence that the assessment of the property is not uniform with the assessments of other similar properties or that the property is assessed in excess of its fair market value.
To appear before the Board of Equalization, please call: 276-688-4291, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held at the Bland County Courthouse, conference room 102, 612 Main Street, Bland, VA 24315. The dates and times set for these hearings are:
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:15pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:15pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:15pm – 4:00pm
By order of the Bland County Board of Equalization