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Fair Market Value & Lister Responsibilities (On Demand)

Recorded: April 14, 2022

In this PVR sponsored training, hear from VLCT MAC and Department of Taxes, Property Valuation and Review staff about the property tax assessment process and the listers/assessors' role. Sessions include an overview of fair market value, where attendees will learn the central concepts of property assessments, and a presentation on the roles and responsibilities of tax assessment officials and the grievance process, which covers the main steps of lister grievance hearings and discusses the role of a professional appraiser.   Information was accurate at the time of recording. 

1. Fair Market Value Overview In this fundamental property tax session, you will learn about the central concepts of property assessments, including fair market value and equalization, with staff from the Vermont Department of Taxes, Division of Property Valuation and Review. Q&A follows the session. Speakers: Christie Wright, Property Valuation and Review Division Field Director; Terri Gildersleeve, Property Valuation and Review Division, Property Valuation Operations Chief

2. Lister Roles and Responsibilities This session addresses the statutory process and deadlines for lister grievance hearings, the main steps of the grievance process, and the role of professional appraisers that may be involved. Speaker: Garrett Baxter, VLCT Municipal Assistance Center Senior Staff Attorney

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