Poll: Most Californians back easing Prop 13 to raise taxes on businesses >

A majority of California voters back a potential 2020 ballot measure that would increase property taxes on businesses, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. Of the 691 registered voters surveyed, 54 percent said they support a measure that would ease property tax protections set by the 1978 landmark ballot measure Proposition 13. Read more.
Wisconsin 'dark store' referendum appears to be a necessity >
Democracy is a funny thing sometimes. Lake Geneva residents have selected their representatives to take care of the community’s needs in state government. But now that those representatives are ignoring the “dark store” issue, voters are headed back to the polls in November. Read More
Nearly half of Bay Area residents plan to leave >
Nearly half of San Francisco Bay Area voters plan to leave the region in the next few years, fed up with exhorbitant housing costs and long commutes caused by the lack of affordable living near their jobs. Employers are losing talent and many companies are moving to more affordable areas in the state. Read More
+ Revised Amended & Restated Articles of Incorporation exposed for comment  >
The IAAO Governance Committee has completed reviewing and revising the first group of IAAO governing documents, and the new Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation for the organization have been exposed for comment. Members may download the draft version of the document. Comments on the revisions should be sent to comments@iaao.org. Read More
+ June Webinar Focus on Spatial Modeling >
IAAO next webinar, "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Spatial Modeling" is set for Wednesday, June 20 at Noon Central. This webinar will also feature several real-world examples of jurisdictions who have successfully implemented spatial models to improve valuations. Read More
+ Golf outing, Twins baseball game added to Conference registration
Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference, September 23-26 in Minneapolis is open and attendees can now also register for the Golf Outing on Sept. 23 or purchase tickets for the Tuesday, Sept. 25 baseball game between Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers. A paper registration form is also available to download for the Golf Outing. Register Online
+ Check out the IAAO Course Calendar Map! >
A list of upcoming IAAO Courses is available online through the IAAO Course Calendar map. Locations of scheduled courses are highlighted on the map and visitors can click on dots to find which courses offered at the location or can use the table below the map. Check out the Map!
+ Appraisal Foundation seeks AQB & ASB candidates >
The Appraisal Foundation has begun its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB). The Application Deadline is August 17, 2018 and you can apply online or contact Arika Cole for more information, using the phrase "2018 AQB/ASB APPLICATION REQUEST." 
+ Preacher who lost race for Congress in Arkansas wants tax exemption for his house on the Texas Gulf Coast >
The Rev. Randy Caldwell, a Republican who lost in a primary last May, filed an appeal with officials in Galveston County, Texas. He says his 4,405-square foot house in League CIty, Texas, should be classified as a "clergy residence." Caldwell says he's a resident of Garland County, Arkansas. His Texas house was appraised at $403,480. Read More
+ Comcast settles Oregon property tax dispute, will pay $155 million >
Comcast will pay Oregon local governments $155 million to resolve a decadelong legal fight under terms of a settlement announced June 6. Read More
+ Property values jump to pre-recession levels across Tampa Bay >
In further proof of Tampa Bay's red-hot real estate market, the total value of taxable property in the region is projected to rise at or near double digits this year. Read More
Protests continue in Jordan over tax reform >
Jordanians turned out for a fifth day of angry anti-austerity protests, a restive outpouring against new government tax legislation and an IMF plan calling for an increase in taxes and energy prices. Read More
+ Anchorage, AK >
Municipal Assessor for the Municipality of Anchorage See More
+ Fairfax, VA >
Senior Real Estate Appraiser (Commercial) for Fairfax County Government   See More
+ Brunswick, ME >
Assessor for the Town of Brunswick See More
+ Greenwich, CT >
Assistant Assessor for the Town of Greenwich  See More
+ Boston, MA >
Director of Valuation for the City of Boston  See More
 + Orlando, FL >
Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Analyst I, II & III for Orange County Property Appraiser  See More
+ Remote Home Office >
Product Manager, Property Valuation - Work Virtually for Thomson Reuters   See More
+ Remote Home Office >
Product Specialist - Valuations for Thomson Reuters   See More
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