Definition of assessor
1 : an official who assists a judge or magistrate
2 : one that assesses; especially : an official who assesses property for taxation
Recent Examples of assessor from the Web
Evergrande has a AAA rating from China's Chengxin Ratings firm while the three main foreign assessors classified it as being junk.
But Mark Sommer, the Louisville attorney representing Bevin and Ramsey, said in an appeal filed last month that that value is far too high, noting that the City of Anchorage assessor placed a value of $2.2 million on the house and 19-acre tract.
Borst also spoke at the assessor's news conference last month.
The company is attempting to halve its tax bill on the golf course by arguing that the tax assessor’s $15 million valuation of the property is twice what the course is actually worth.
Abrahamson also wrote that fair assessments in Wisconsin depend on the homeowner and assessor having equal access to information.
Peggy Deyne, deputy assessor, served as one of three judges for the completion — and had never had Spam before.
The effort is projected to provide the parish with an additional $3 million in tax revenue annually, the assessor's office said.
HB 2407 would allow local assessors to put disputed taxes in an interest-bearing account, awarding both the original taxes and any interest to the party that ultimately prevails.
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First Known Use of assessor
ASSESSOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of assessor for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to officially say how much something (such as a property) is worth especially so that it can be taxed according to that value
law : a person who knows a lot about a particular subject and whose job is to give advice about that subject to a judge or other court official
: a person whose job is to officially say how well someone has done on a test, in a competition, etc.
Legal Definition of assessor
1 : one appointed or elected to assist a judge or magistrate; especially : one with special knowledge of the subject to be decided — see also master
2 : one that assesses; specifically : one that is authorized to assess property for taxation
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