Acronyms

The following is a list of industry acronyms.

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  • Acronym Meaning Description
  • AARO Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials Allied Organization
  • AAS Assessment Administration Specialist IAAO Professional Designation
  • AI Appraisal Institute Allied Organization
  • AIC Appraisal Institute of Canada Allied Organization
  • AMC Associate Member Committee IAAO Committee
  • APB Appraisal Practices Board TAF Sub Board
  • APTC American Property Tax Counsel Allied Organization
  • AQB Appraiser Qualifications Board TAF Sub Board
  • ASA American Society of Appraisers Allied Organization
  • ASB Appraisal Standards Board TAF Sub Board
  • ASC Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council Federal Committee
  • ASFMRA American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Allied Organization
  • AVM Automated Valuation Model Commonly Used Appraisal Term
  • BOT Board of Trustees TAF Sub Board & Commonly Used Business Term
  • C&S Councils and Sections IAAO Committee
  • CAAS Computer Assisted Appraisal Section IAAO Subcommittee
  • CAE Certified Assessment Evaluator IAAO Professional Designation
  • CAMA Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal Commonly Used Appraisal Term
  • CAP Course Approval Program TAF Sub Program
  • CAPE Centre for Advanced Property Economics Allied Organization
  • CAPS IAAO Chapters, Affiliates, Provincial/State Associations IAAO Term
  • CCC Conference Content Committee IAAO Committee
  • CEU Continuing Education Unit Commonly Used Business Term
  • CLE Continuing Legal Education Commonly Used Business Term
  • CMS Cadastral Mapping Specialist IAAO Professional Designation
  • ECAFS Education Council for Appraisal Foundation Sponsors TAF Sub Board
  • ESRI Environmental Systems Research Group, Inc. Private Company
  • F&E Fair & Equitable Magazine IAAO Publication
  • FDGC(SCD) Federal Geographic Data Committee (Subcommittee for Cadastral Data) Federal Committee & Allied Organization
  • FECOVAL Federacion de Colegios de Valuadores, A. C. (Mexico) Allied Organization
  • FIABCI Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Biens Conseils et Agents Immobiliers or International Real Estate Federation (France) Allied Organization
  • FIRREA Federal Institutions Reform, Recovery & Enforcement Act (of 1989) Federal Legislation
  • FTA Federation of Tax Administrators Allied Organization
  • GIS Geographic Information Systems Commonly Used Appraisal Term
  • IAAO International Association of Assessing Officers IAAO Term
  • IDECC International Distance Education Certification Center Certifying Organization
  • iMIS Not an acronym-trademark name IAAO Membership Database
  • IPT Institute for Professionals in Taxation Allied Organization
  • IPTI International Property Tax Institute Allied Organization
  • IRSC Instructor Relations Subcommittee IAAO Subcommittee
  • IRRV Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (United Kingdom) Allied Organization
  • IRWA International Right of Way Association Allied Organization
  • ITW Instructor Training Workshop IAAO Term
  • IVSC International Valuation Standards Council (United Kingdom) Allied Organization
  • JPTAA Journal of Property Tax Assessment and Administration IAAO Publication
  • KAB Korea Appraisal Board Allied Organization
  • KAPA Korea Association of Property Appraisers Allied Organization
  • LHC Local Host Committee IAAO Committee
  • MARP Mass Appraisal of Real Property IAAO Publication
  • MJC Metropolitan Jurisdiction Council IAAO Subcommittee
  • MSC Membership Services Committee IAAO Committee
  • NACAO North American Conference of Appraisal Organizations Allied Organization
  • NACo National Association of Counties Allied Organization
  • NAIFA National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers Allied Organization
  • NCRAAO North Central Regional Association of Assessing Officers Allied Organization
  • NGO Non Governmental Organization Commonly Used Business Term
  • NRAAO Northeastern Regional Association of Assessing Officers Allied Organization
  • ODF One Day Forum IAAO Term
  • PAAA Property Appraisal Assessment Administration (red book) IAAO Publication
  • PAV Property Assessment Valuation (green book) IAAO Publication
  • PDA Professional Designation Advisor IAAO Term
  • PDP Professional Designation Program IAAO Term
  • PDSC Professional Designations Subcommittee IAAO Subcommittee
  • PPS Personal Property Specialist IAAO Professional Designation
  • PPS Personal Property Section IAAO Subcommittee
  • PRIA Property Records Industry Association Allied Organization
  • PTAPP Property Tax Assessment Policies and Practices Report (formerly Taxonomy) IAAO Publication
  • PUS Public Utility Section IAAO Subcommittee
  • RBA Russian Board of Appraisers Allied Organization
  • Rep IAAO Representative IAAO Term
  • RES Residential Evaluation Specialist IAAO Professional Designation
  • RFP Request for Proposal Commonly Used Business Term
  • RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (United Kingdom) Allied Organization
  • RSA Russian Society of Appraisers Allied Organization
  • SIAA Self-Regulated Inter-regional Association of the Appraisers (Russia) Allied Organization
  • SRM Student Reference Manual IAAO Course/Workshop/ODF Materials
  • SUMA Suma Gestion Tributaria (Property Tax Entity in Alicante, Spain) Allied Organization
  • TA Technical Assistance IAAO Term
  • TAF The Appraisal Foundation Allied Organization
  • ThaiAF Thai Appraisal Foundation Allied Organization
  • TSC Technical Standards Committee IAAO Committee
  • UBC University of British Columbia Allied Organization
  • URISA Urban and Regional Information Systems Association Allied Organization
  • USPAP Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices IAAO Committee & Commonly Used Appraisal Term for TAF-ASB Developed Standards for Appraisal in North America
  • VOA Valuation Office Agency (United Kingdom) Allied Organization
  • WAVO World Association of Valuation Organisations Allied Organization
  • ZAIO Zone Appraisal and Imaging Operations Private Company