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Election Voting Now Open!

The IAAO election is now open! Voting takes place Nov. 1-15 and members will vote via email. The following candidates for the IAAO Executive Board will be on the 2018 election ballot in November: President-Elect - Amy Rasmussen, RES, AASVice President - Greg McHenry, AAS and Scott Winter, CAE, RESRegion 1 - Tanya Giddings and David Harper, AASRegion 2 - Donna VanderVries, CAE, AAS, PPSRegion 3 - Tracy Drake, CAE, RES, AASAssociate Member - William A. Birkle, AAS. Also on the ballot for Regular members will be a vote on approving the proposed Bylaws and proposed Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation. If you haven’t received a ballot by November 2, please contact our election vendor, Intelliscan, Inc., at johnarbitell@intelliscaninc.com or 610-935-6176.

GIS for Property Tax book available on Amazon

IAAO has published a new book, GIS for Property Tax and Assessment Professionals, to help assessors understand and use GIS for all sorts of office operations. Written by property tax professionals, (the book) contains valuable information about the hands-on uses of GIS applications and technologies within all aspects of government valuation procedures and administration. The new GIS for Property Tax and Assessment Professionals is now available to purchase from Amazon at $29.99.

IAAO Launches New Online Community!

IAAO has launched a new community tool to assist members in interacting with other members in the industry. The new community platform, called IAAO Connect, will replace AssessorNet, and is a modern tool to allow members to connect and learn. IAAO Connect Communities will be your resource to ask questions you want answered by your industry peers in the form of a new discussion post. It will also be your chance to share your knowledge by helping others with their questions, providing your opinion, or even sharing digital resources in the community’s online library. Check out the IAAO Connect informational page and then login. 

Conference Photos

Attendees can review and download photos taken by the photographer at the annual conference.


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GIS Book Available on Amazon

IAAO Launches New Online Community

Election Information

Register for Legal Seminar

Registration is now open for the IAAO 39th Annual Legal Seminar. The seminar will be held in Chicago, Illinois, at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile on December 13–14, 2018 and will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. Topics for the two-day seminar include recent developments in real property taxation, litigation strategies for big box properties, and ethics for attorneys.

November Webinar - Corporate Headquarter Valuation

The November 28th IAAO webinar will be Supersize Me! The Valuation of Corporate Headquarters, presented by Tim Wilmath MAI, SRA. The presentation will cover the valuation of corporate headquarters and large single-occupant corporate campuses. Very large single-occupant office buildings and corporate headquarters exist in almost every jurisdiction. Often, these are some of the largest buildings in a jurisdiction. Because of their size and high assessments, they are often appealed, and assessors must wrestle with many interesting topics. This presentation will also review some of the more interesting and prominent corporate headquarters around the United States, including Facebook, Best Buy, Google, and Apple.  

Conference Proceedings

Updated proceedings from the 2018 IAAO Annual Conference in Minneapolis are now available to attendees to download. Preliminary session materials were available through the mobile app, and IAAO updated the materials to include the versions presented at conference. The materials are available through the IAAO Research Exchange under Annual Conference. Select the session you are interested in to download the file.

The Uniform Request for Recertification Credit for the 2018 Annual Conference is now available for download.

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  • November 28 2018
    Supersize Me! The Valuation of Corporate Headquarters 11/28/2018 IAAO Webinar Series - This presentation will cover the valuation of corporate headquarters and large single-occupant corporate campuses. Very large single-occupant office buildings and corporate headquarters exist in almost every jurisdiction. Often, these are some of the largest buildings in a jurisdiction. Because of their size and high assessments, they are often appealed, and assessors must wrestle with many interesting topics. This presentation will also review some of the more interesting and prominent corporate headquarters around the United States, including Facebook, Best Buy, Google, and Apple. These buildings contain some of the most interesting architecture and features and make great examples for how to address some of the common appraisal and assessment challenges. 2-Hours of CEU

    Presented by Tim Wilmath MAI, SRA
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  • December 12 2018
    Cap It Off! Real World Cap Rate Development Methods 12/12/2018 IAAO Webinar Series - Learn capitalization rate development and defense techniques. Topics include: multipliers, band of investment, discount rates and market extraction methods. This session will also identify risk adjustments to consider when developing cap rates. 2-Hours of CEU

    Presented by Marc Moffitt, RPA, MPA
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  • December 13 2018
    39th Annual Legal Seminar 12/13/2018 The 39th Annual Legal Seminar offers the unique perspective of members who are primarily involved in legal issues.

    The seminar presents substantive and procedural developments in law that affect assessments and valuation.

    The seminar will take place in Chicago on December 13-14.
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  • February 25 2019
    23rd Annual GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference 02/25/2019 The GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference is jointly presented by URISA and IAAO and is designed to foster collaboration and integration of data, technology and functionality.

    The 2019 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference will take place at the Portland Marriott Downtown.

    Registration is open at the URISA website and the early registration deadline is January 2.
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  • May 30 2019
    Emerging Leadership Summit 05/30/2019 Join IAAO for the first-ever Emerging Leadership Summit in Washington, DC on May 30-31, 2019. We'll explore emerging trends, leadership, professional development, property valuation and land administration for property tax development world-wide.
    Watch for more information coming soon!
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Find the resources you need in the library

Looking for an IAAO resource? Find all of our internationally recognized publications, standards, and periodicals here. Members have full access to the IAAO Library as well as IAAO Connect, our member community networking tool.

Research Exchange

The new IAAO Research Exchange is also now available. The Research Exchange is the central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the property tax assessment and administration community.

Subject Guides

The library recently released two new subject guides. The Sharing Economy Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new part of the economy. On landfills, there are two different ways to look at the valuation of landfills and the subject guide provides sources on both the appraisal of the landfill itself and also the impact on the surrounding properties. 

Research Exchange

Subject Guide on Room Sharing Economy

New Landfill Subject Guide

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