Equalization Board
Benton County’s Board of Equalization ensures that county property tax assessment practices are equal and uniform.

The Board of Equalization (BOE) is an independent from the Assessor's office and is comprised of nine (9) qualified electors of the county who have been real property owners for at least one (1) year. Two (2) members of the board will be selected by representatives of the school district(s) in the county; Two (2) members will be selected by the representatives of all the cities and incorporated towns in the county; Two (2) members will be appointed by the County Judge; and Three (3) members will be appointed by the Quorum Court.
Members serve three (3) year staggered terms of office, with terms set to expire on the on the 1st Monday in June of each year, or until his/her successor is appointed.
Are you interested in applying for a formal hearing to appeal your property value and assessment?
Please download the application below. However, you MUST schedule an appointment with the
  Weekdays 8:00 am to 4:30 pm  (479) 271-1037
Appointments may be scheduled beginning the 3rd Monday in July through the 3rd Monday in August. The last day to schedule a formal hearing with the BOE is the 3rd Monday in August.
  
                                                                                                                                      

Board of Equalization Members

   
Representation
Member
Current Term
Contact
County Judge
Jim Durham
2016-2019
County Judge
Larry Shade
2015-2018
Municipalities
Richard Wells
2015-2018
Municipalities
Chris Willis
2014-2017
School Districts
Lavelle Sanders
2016-2019
School Districts
Roger Mabry
2015-2018
479-366-7164
Deluxe_1@cox.net
Quorum Court
Tom Rife
2017-2020
479-936-6806
tomrife@aol.com
Quorum Court
Pam Underwood
2014-2017
Quorum Court
Chad Kumpe
2017-2019
479-621-3683
chad@chadkumpe.com