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Who Pays Property Taxes?

What exactly does it mean to have a homestead exemption? Most people know something about…

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Accrued Depreciation — What is it? How is it Estimated?

The following are excerpts from the IAAO's book Property Appraisal and Assessment Administration. In appraisal, accrued depreciation is…

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The Cornerstone — Fairness and Equity.

People expect fairness and equity in taxation and rightly so. There is nothing that will…

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