Metro Atlanta tax assessors began issuing 2009 tax notices in the late spring.
ANDP is preparing to repeat the RCLCO analysis with sales data from 2009 to review how well tax assessors did in reducing property values, specifically within the 15-ZIP-code study area.
Some tax assessors responded that they did not feel competent to answer question 6 while others indicated that their towns did not have sites and therefore they could not respond to question 6.
Yet the responses of the 16 tax assessors in affected towns show that substantial impacts often occurred within one-fourth mile of the site.
Some tax assessors indicated that there has been no impact during the last five years because the causes of such effects have been corrected.
Trump's lawsuit cites the testimony of Andrew Cuomo, a former tax assessor
who said that values on some properties were raised to disguise the lower assessments of others.
Under the indictments, Schussler reportedly approached tax assessors
prior to a building assessment and offered a bribe in exchange for a reduced assessment.
The alleged ringleader, Schussler, is an 85-year-old tax consultant, accused of bribing assessors for decades and worked as a Manhattan tax assessor
for 30 years until he left in 1967.
In a far reaching decision, New York State's highest Court requires local real estate tax assessors
to acknowledge the negative effect contamination has on a property site's fair market value.
Called SEG-SITE and accessed through PC-based Windows software, the new service helps real estate appraisers, inspectors, adjusters, tax assessors
and contractors easily obtain building cost estimates segregated out by type of business and individual components, according to Cydney Capell, director of Marketing and Production at Marshall & Swift.