Bishop has been winning fights against the tax assessor
Scheid, president and regional tax assessor
at Regional Resource Group, at the company headquarters in Leominster.
Consistent media attention to the ANDP/RCLCO research over the last ten months in local news outlets helped to raise public awareness, keep tax assessors
accountable, and fuel legislative efforts at the Georgia General Assembly to close the gap between home prices and tax appraised values.
In March 2002, the tax assessor
scandal was the highlight at a hearing conducted by State Assemblyman Scott Stringer (D-Manhattan) in the Bar Building at which Stephen Spinola, president of the Real Estate Board of New York, testified along with several city officials.
This effort to use the judgments of local tax assessors
is a followup of a study that attempted to isolate major factors that confound the negative impact of hazardous waste sites on property values.
In February, 18 tax assessors
were indicted for taking bribes in exchange for lower tax bills, a scheme that cost the city $40 million a year in lost revenues.
Marshall & Swift, a leading worldwide provider of residential and commercial cost data and estimating software for real estate appraisers, tax assessors
, contractors and lenders, announces that the SwiftEstimator(TM) online property estimating application now includes SF residential estimating technology and commercial contents and inventory estimating capabilities.
25, 18 current or former New York City Tax Assessors
employed by the New York City Department of Finance, Property Division, Real Property Assessments Unit were arrested on federal racketeering, bribery and mail fraud charges.