Real estate assessments; burden of proof on appeal. (SB789)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real estate assessments; burden of proof on appeal. Provides that when any assessment of real property is 20% greater than the previous assessment, in any appeal of the assessment to a board of equalization or circuit court, the burden of proof is on the commissioner of revenue or other local assessing official to show that the assessment was accurately computed according to generally accepted appraisal practices. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 089872308
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
01/28/2008Impact statement from TAX (SB789)
01/30/2008Continued to 2009 in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB602.


Vivian Paige writes:

This is a shift in responsibility. I hope the real estate assessors are watching this bill.