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FY 2014-16- Legislative Changes to Farmland Valuation

Pub-122 - Farmland Implementation Guidelines

Bulletin 810

Certified Values

Certified values farmland assessments for:

Flood debasements

Flood debasements must be based on the site’s history and documented crop loss. The Illinois Department of Revenue asked counties to review their existing debasements and revise them as needed based on input from landowners, farmers, and farm managers. (One of the easiest ways to collect accurate yield loss is to have farmers complete a questionnaire. Flood insurance claims and elevator receipts are also helpful.)

Only the PIs of affected acreage that suffers actual, not potential, crop loss due to flooding should be adjusted. Flood debasement procedures should