Assessment Ratio


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Assessment Ratio

A ratio of a property's assessed valuation to its market value. An assessed valuation is the value of a property as determined by an appraisal conducted by a municipality. The market value is the price for which one can sell a property on the open market. For example, if the assessed valuation of a piece of real estate is $180,000 and its market value is $200,000, its assessment ratio is 0.90, or 90%. The assessment ratio is used to determine one's property tax liability.
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com - a free assessment and market analysis portal that seamlessly connects the two pieces together, allowing homeowners to understand if and when their hometown is over, under, or fairly assessed in line with the county's statutory assessment ratios.
If the average assessment ratio was adjusted downward from five to one (the target set by state law), the citywide delinquency rate would fall by about two percentage points.
The stepwise weight assessment ratio analysis (SWARA) [8] methodology is developed in 2010 and applied for the selection of rational dispute resolution method [7].
Alabama's permanent 10-percent assessment ratio may produce better overall results than some of the other states' provisions providing for a 100-percent abatement for all of the rehabilitation expenditures over a fixed number of years.
KS believe that "the property tax will not likely be viewed as fair if there is a wide variation in assessment ratios among classes of property and if the tax is riddled with exemptions.
It should be noted that the tax rate [Tau] is the effective tax rate, or the product of the nominal tax rate and the assessment ratio.
For example, Connecticut assesses all property at 70% of market value, or uses an assessment ratio (ratio of assessed to market value) of 0.
In 2003, the Department of Revenue issued its decision rejecting Sonoco's claims and stating that "intervening roads, rights-of-way, and railroad tracks do not destroy contiguity" The trial court disagreed, finding that the public road between the buildings and the plant site created a "clearly defined, intervening land area with legal boundaries demarcating the two land areas" The court thus held that the four buildings were not contiguous with the plant site and were entitled to a 6% assessment ratio.
Under the general proposal, co-ops and condominium assessments would be gradually lowered over a ten-year period until those taxpayers could be merged into the homeowners' Class I that enjoys a cap on assessment increases as well as a lower assessment ratio - 8 percent of assessed value rather than Class II's 45 percent ratio - even though they currently pay a higher tax rate.
When the state revenue commissioner determines the total market value of all property held by a public utility in the state, apportions the value between counties, and sets a tax assessment ratio, a county can modify the assessment ratio but not the apportioned market value, according to the Supreme Court of Georgia.
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