equalization board

Board of Equalization

A generic term for a government agency responsible for tax collection. In the United States, different states use their boards of equalization to collect different taxes. However, they tend to deal with property tax and, less commonly, sales tax.

equalization board

A state or county agency responsible for ensuring consistency and fairness in real property tax assessments.

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At present, he is serving as Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Tax Equalization Board, an independent agency of the Commonwealth, tasked with obtaining information on real estate sales throughout the state.
In December 2015, Rockstep sued the Equalization Board of Garland County to appeal the mall's property assessment of $19.25 million, an assessment later lowered by the Equalization Board to $12.8 million, according to Rockstep's lawsuit in Garland County Circuit Court.
Elk Grove, CA, May 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Aero & Marine Tax Professionals (http://www.aeromarinetaxpros.com) has helped an electrical contracting company located in the Bay Area inside California get sales tax exemption for a Cessna Citation CJ 525 airplane from the California Equalization Board.
According to the court, by requiring the state tax equalization board to establish common-level ratios, the general assembly had obviated the danger of imposing an unfair burden on taxpayers.
The Independence County Equalization Board last week rejected FutureFuel Chemical Co.'s appeal to lower its $113.3 million assessed value by almost half.