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Assessors' Manuals

Assessors' Manuals are published by the Office of Real Property Tax Services and distributed to local assessors in order to help them perform their duties. These manuals contain information on how to maintain assessment and tax rolls, collect information on properties in their municipality, estimate market value and administer exemptions on qualified parcels. Updates are issued annually where appropriate.  The information contained in these manuals is intended to supplement the training that each local assessor must receive in order to retain their position. While these manuals provide information of aid to local assessment officials, they do not contain all that an assessor must know in order to fulfill their responsibilities.

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If you have questions or comments related to the use of these manuals, please contact your ORPTS Customer Relationship Manager or the ORPTS Solutions Center.