County Loses Ad Valorem Tax Appeal Lawsuit


Ruling Exposes Legal Loophole In Property Classification Process

The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals last month reversed a Washita County District Court ruling and granted the ad valorem tax appeal lawsuit filed against the Washita County Assessor’s Office by Kast Trust Farms. The issue dates back to 2016, when 10 acres of a 160-acre farm owned by Kast Trust was reclassified by former Washita County Assessor Clayton Twyman from agricultural to commercial…

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