Colorado legislature passes pilot program for Denver property tax appeals

Colorado legislature passes pilot program for Denver property tax appeals

On March 8, 2013, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 13-1113.  The legislation creates a pilot program that authorizes the governing body of the city and county of Denver, at the request of the Assessor, to elect an alternative protest and appeal procedure for property tax disputes.  … [Read more...]

Indiana Board of Tax Review rules on application of new statute permitting use of comparable assessments to challenge a property’s value

Indiana Board of Tax Review rules on application of new statute permitting use of comparable assessments to challenge a property’s value

          Indiana Code § 6-1.1-15-18, added to Indiana law by P.L. 146-2012, provides that to accurately determine a property’s market value-in-use, a taxpayer or an assessing official may: (1) in a residential property proceeding, introduce evidence of the assessments of comparable properties located in the same … [Read more...]

North Carolina county improperly revalued properties in nonrevaluation year

North Carolina county improperly revalued properties in nonrevaluation year

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently held that a county's reappraisal of undeveloped parcels constituted an improper revaluation because it occurred in a nonrevaluation year.  In In re Ocean Isle Palms LLC, the Court overturned an earlier ruling by the Court of Appeals and rejected claims by the county that … [Read more...]