August 9, 2022


Hand County Assessor

Hand County Assessor’s Office
Zoning Administrator
The county Director of Equalization is responsible for confirming that all property in the county is accounted for on the tax list. They are also responsible to guarantee these properties are all assessed in an equal and uniform manner. Only when the assessments of the property are fair and equal can the tax burden be distributed fair and equal.
Jaime Russell – Director of Equalization
                                                 Pearl Klages – Clerk
                                  415 West 1st Avenue, Suite 204, Mailbox 6
Miller, South Dakota 57362
605-853-2556 (Fax)
Office emails:  (Jaime) [email protected] or (Pearl) [email protected]
SD Assessment Process
State of SD Website
Relief Programs | South Dakota Department of Revenue (
Director of Equalization | South Dakota Department of Revenue (
Hand County Comprehensive Plan & Zoning Ordinance
Hand County Building Permit Application
conditional use permit form
GIS Map for Hand County Hand County MapNet (
Hand County Sales Information
Contact the office to receive updated sales information
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2022 Schedule  Local Board of Equalization
March 17 – last day for taxpayer to file written appeal with clerk of local board
March 21 – local board begins
March 25 – local board ends
March 28 – board must return assessment book to Director of Equalization
April 1 – last day to send written notice of board’s decision to each appellant