State Tax Commission Launches New Assessing Reform Web Page & FAQ

Posted on June 6, 2019 by Dene Westbrook

Last week the State Tax Commission approved a new Frequently Asked Questions document for distribution to all relevant interest groups on the STC and Treasury’s progress with the implementation of the new assessing reform proposal that was signed into law at the end of last year.

This FAQ has been posted to a new web page that the STC has established to share updates on implementation as they move through the process.

Staff at the STC are also working on additional information to assist any of the eligible villages whose boundaries lie in more than one township, with defining the process for applying to have the village assessing streamlined within only one assessing jurisdiction, should the village choose to go that route.  That guidance should be available later this month.

The following is the communication the State Tax Commission shared last week on this issue:

At their meeting on May 28, 2019 the State Tax Commission approved the Property Assessing Reform Proposal Frequently Asked Questions. The FAQ reflects changes to the General Property Tax Act as a result of PA 660 of 2018, and includes information about Property Assessing Reform, the designated assessor, boards of review and villages. A copy of the FAQ is attached and is available on the Commission’s website under the “What’s New” section.

The State Tax Commission will be continuously updating its website with information regarding Property Assessing Reform, including bulletins, guidance and any required forms. Information on Property Assessing Reform is available on the State Tax Commission’s website under the “What’s New” section.

The Commission has also established a dedicated email for submitting questions related to Property Assessing Reform. Any questions concerning Property Assessing Reform should be directed to [email protected].

State Tax Commission
PO Box 30471

Lansing, Michigan 48909-7971
Phone: 517-335-3429
Fax: 517-241-1650
Email: [email protected]

Chris Hackbarth is the League’s director of state & federal affairs. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 and [email protected].

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