October 1, 2022

Director of Equalization

DEADLINE for AG adjustments is Sept 1, 2022

***The 2022 ASSESSMENT NOTICES were mailed out on Monday Feb 28, 2022. If you haven’t received your notice you should be receiving it in the next few days. Most of the parcels had a huge increase due to the market. Appeal dates are March 17 for anyone living within city limits & April 5 for those living outside city limits. Take a look at your notice & if you have any questions please call our office at (605)673-8170.***

NEW Ag status application


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]


Karen Whitney
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Lindsey Luckett
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Ron Remley
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Tara Haswell
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Caitlin Green
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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.


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