October 3, 2023

Director of Equalization

DEADLINE for agricultural adjustments is September 1st

DEADLINE for agricultural application is November 1st


To locate, identify and appraise all taxable property, in accordance with the state laws and administrative procedures, while
maintaining current information on the ownership and characteristics of property; and to prepare and certify the assessment roll and
individual property assessments in accordance with state law.

Contact us
Mailing address:
420 Mt Rushmore Rd
Custer, SD 57730

Phone: 605-673-8170
Fax: 605-673-8148

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
(closed holidays)


Leah Vissia
[email protected]


Ron Remley
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Tara Haswell
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Karen Whitney
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Lindsey Luckett
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Liliana Puente
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Scott Storms
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The Director of Equalization and her appraisal staff must be certified by the State of South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation in order to assess real property for taxation purposes.  After initial certification appraisers must be re-certified every five years.  Requirements for re-certification include; attending and passing the annual Department of Revenue sponsored school; attending workshops and the South Dakota Association of Assessing Officers Conferences.


Sheds, Carports, Storage
Timber Management Ag Guidelines
Agricultural Status Form
Veterans Exemption Application

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