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Assessor

A person licensed by a municipality to conduct appraisals of local properties. An assessor may take into account the quality of a property, values of surrounding properties, and market conditions in the area. The purpose of an assessor's appraisals is to assess the value of properties so as to determine each owner's property tax liability.

assessor

A public official charged with maintaining the property tax rolls and the accuracy of the appraised and assessed value of properties.
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Tax assessors were then asked whether a site deterred any new land uses or activities in their jurisdictions, and those who responded affirmatively were asked to provide details.
In February, 18 tax assessors were indicted for taking bribes in exchange for lower tax bills, a scheme that cost the city $40 million a year in lost revenues.
A tax assessor and the head of the assessors' union testified next, outlining a number of reforms that they claimed would help.
No building owners have yet to be implicated in the tax scheme that shook the real estate industry last week with the indictment of 18 Manhattan tax assessors accused of cutting property taxes for bribes.
Associates' appraisal expert testified at trial that the full fair market value of the shopping center was only $1,122,242, or slightly more than one-third of the value found by the municipal tax assessor.
When the value of real property is reduced or is unchanged from the value on the initial annual notice of assessment and such valuation is established as the result of either an appeal decision rendered pursuant to Code Section 48-5-311 or stipulated by agreement of the parties to such an appeal that this subsection shall apply in any year, the valuation so established by appeal decision or agreement may not be increased by the board of tax assessors during the next two successive years , subject to the following exceptions:
1, 2006, will be treated the same as a surviving spouse by local property tax assessors.
The report failed to mention that the city has been served with 57 lawsuits commenced by taxpayers suing over the alleged bribery scheme where several former city tax assessors have pled guilty to participating in the $10 million collusion that lowered some property owner's tax assessment while increasing others.
Attorney's office handed down indictments to 18 current and former tax assessors charging them with reportedly taking $10 million in bribes to alter assessments on more than 550 buildings in the last 35 years.
Prequalification are invited for Maintenance of Tax Assessors CAMA Software - Tax Board.
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