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Quarterly newsletter published by the Department of Revenue's Property Tax Division.
Qtr 2 2014 Review
Topics in this issue include: Unique Appraisal Problems; 2014 Summary of Property Tax Legislation; Changes to the Abstract of Assessed Values Report; Faces at DOR; and Property Tax Special Notices
Qtr 1 2014 Review
Topics in this issue include: Jefferson County Assessor Retires; Annual Valuation in Full Bloom; Assessment & Valuation of Leasehold Improvements; Nonprofit Exemptions & Leasehold Excise Tax; State Assessed Utilities; and Faces at DOR
Qtr 3 & 4 Review
Topics in this issue include: Nonprofit Exemption Basics; Updating the Valuation Guidelines; 2012 Assessor Statistics Released; Exemption & Deferral Programs Update; 2013 Summary of Property Tax Legislation; Increasing Transparency of the Assessor's Office; Property Tax Special Notices; Faces & Places

Qtr 2 2013 Review
Topics in this issue include: Quarterly Reminders, Use of Web Meetings, 2013 Legislative Update, FAQ for Assessment of Mobile and Manufactured Homes, Discovering Personal Property, Update on Rule Making, Faces & Places, Property Tax Special Notices

Qtr 1 2013 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Leadership Changes; BTA Decisions on Nonprofit Exemptions; Online Appraisal Resources; FAQ- Assessment of Mobile and Manufactured Homes; State Assessed Utilities Update; Property Tax Faces & Places; Customer Service Award Winner; Property Tax Special Notices

Qtr 2 & 3 2012 Review
Topics in this issue include: Websites Taxable as Personal Property; Personal Property Assets for Timeshares; Updating Valuation Guidelines; Assessor Statistics Released; BTA Decisions on Nonprofit Exemptions; Guide to Mass Appraisal; Legislative Update; Faces at DOR

Qtr 1 2012 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Quarterly reminders, Taxability of Software, Upcoming Training, Fixed Loads vs. Vehicle Equipment, Streamlining Business Processes, Property Tax Advisories, Faces & Places at Property Tax, Property Tax Special Notices

Qtr 2 2011 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Leadership Changes, Church Fundraising, Sale Price vs. Market Price, Watercraft Exempt or Not, 2011 Legislation, Advisory Appraisals, County Comparison Study, Property Tax Special Notices

Qtr 1 2011 Review
Topics in this issue include:  PUD Basic Charge Issues Resolved, New Personal Property Video, Personal Property FAQs – Title Plants, Property Tax Faces & Places, Forms & Publications, Rules Revisions Suspended, Property Tax Special Notices

Qtr 2 2010 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Annual Revaluation Grant Program, Valuation Advisory Assistance, Helping Veterans Find Property Tax Relief, Ballot Measure Requirements, Trends in Property Tax Relief Programs, 2010 Legislation Implementation, Property Tax Faces & Places, Personal Property Blast From the Past, Property Tax Special Notices, What is Frozen Value.

Qtr 1 2010 Review
Topics in this issue include: 2010 Special Session Highlights, Personal Property Discovery Tools, Levy Audit Findings, Personal Property Questions – Rental Equipment, New Faces at Property Tax.

Qtr 4 2009 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Annual Revaluation Grant Program to Begin; Current Use Two-Year Death Window; Online Training; Valuation Advisories; Statewide Utility Values; Property Tax Special Notices; Property Tax Questions Answered.

Qtr 2 & 3 2009 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Implementation of SHB 1733 – Equine Related Activities; 2009 Legislative Report; Property Tax Special Notices; Staff Changes; Updating the Valuation Guidelines.

Qtr 1 2009 Review
Topics in this issue include: Current Use Parcels in Foreclosure, Board of Equalization Training, Deferral Program Expected to Grow, Personal Property--Leased Equipment, Residential Workshop Overview, Property Tax Advisories, Property Tax Special Notices, 2009 Legislative Session, Personal Property Tools for Assessors
Qtr 4 2008 Review
Topics in this issue include: Low Income Housing Valuation Guide Issued, Increased Assessment Appeals, County General Levy & Earmarked Funds, Conversion to Annual Revaluation, 2009 Advisory Assistance, Open Space Taxation & Boarding of Horses, Senior Citizen & Disabled Persons Property Tax Exemptions, Property Tax Special Notices
Qtr 2 & 3 2008 Review
Topics in this issue include:    Allocated Costs vs. Historical Cost; Current Use:  Integral Home Sites; Personal Property Guidelines Annual Survey; New Faces at Property Tax; Property Tax Special Notices
Qtr 1 2008 Review
Topics in this issue include:   Current Use Focus, Accreditation Data Available On-Line, Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Milling Machines, New Faces at Property Tax, 2008 Legislative Update
Qtr 4 2007 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Valuation Advisory Team, Administrative Segregations, Obtaining Information on Water Right Transfers, 2007 Utility Valuations, New Faces at Property Tax, Legislative Updates
Qtr 3 2007 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Property Tax Exemptions & Deferrals, County Sales Validation Process, Staff Changes, Leasehold Excise Tax Distributions to Local Jurisdictions, Accreditation Data Going On Line
Qtr 2 2007 Review
Topics in this issue include: Physical Inspection Requirements, 2007 Legislative Update, Annual Revaluation Project, Advisory Valuation Program Growing
Qtr 1 2007 Review
Topics in this issue include: Personal Property Form Available; Closed Businesses Required to File; Head of Family Exemption Increased; Recent Court Cases; Intercounty Utility Assessments; Staff Changes at Property Tax
Qtr 3 2006 Review
Topics in this issue include:   Challenge to I-747, Tax Sales -- Due Process Clause, Levy Training Update, Special Tax Valuation of Historic Property, Staff Changes at Property Tax 

Qtr 2 2006 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Levy Review Program, Board of Equalization Rules Updated, Personal Property Assessment Issues, Accreditation Program, Initiative 747 Superior Court Ruling, Staff Changes

Qtr 1 2006 Review
Topics in this issue include:  Ad Valorem Representative on Commission, Mass Appraisal Symposium, County Progress Recognized, Performance Measure Corner, Valuation Guidelines, Best Practices -- Senior Citizen Program, Legislative Changes, Staff Changes
Qtr 4 2005 Review
Topics in this issue include: Staff Changes at Property Tax, 2004 Assessor Statistics Released, Benefit Assessment Districts -- Mosquito, Property Tax Revaluation -- Supreme Court Decision, Performance Measure Corner -- Education Statistics, 2006 Training Calendar and Scholarship Applications Available
Qtr 3 2005 Review
Topics in this issue include: What is DOREETA, Levy Review Program, How to Find Us on the Web, Moving Mobile Homes, 2006 Training Calendar & Scholarships, Personal Property Assessment Issues
Qtr 2 2005 Review
Topics in this issue include: 2005 Legislative Session, Proposed Changes to Valuation Guidelines, Sales Study Audit Program, County Ratio Reviews, In the Spotlight--New Assessors, 2004 Utility Company Valuations, Personal Property Assessment Issues
Qtr 1 2005 Review
Topics in this issue include: Tribal Exemptions, Assessor Statistics Released, Utility Valuation Certification Process, Staff Changes at DOR, Awards, Personal Property Assessment Issues
Qtr 2 2004 Review
Topics in this issue include: New Construction/Improvements to Property, Making Sense of Levies, Overvaluation of Mobile and Manufactured Homes, A World of Acronyms, Calculating Interest and Penalties, Aerospace Industry B&O Tax Credit
Qtr 1 2004 Review
Topics in this issue include: Board of Equalization Training, Initiative 864, County Progress, Sales Study Audits, Valuation of Privately-Owned Improvements on Public Land, 2004 Personal Property Valuation Guidelines Highlights, Video Games vs. Arcade Games, Utility Valuations for the 2003 Assessment Year, Revaluation and Inspection Cycles, 2004 Legislation Update
Qtr 3 2003 Review
Topics in this issue include: New Levy Forms, Revamped Levy Review Program, 2002 Assessor Statistics Released, Business Inventory Exemption Apply to Mobile Home Dealers, Electronic Filing of Personal Property Listing, Techno-Appraiser Meets Techno-Assessor, Interest Rates on Refunds, Leasehold Tax Compared to Property Tax, Legislation Implementation: Biodiesel and Alcohol Fuel Manufacturing and Wood Biomass Fuel
Qtr 2 2003 Review
Topics in this issue include: Legislative News, County Progress Recognized, Personal Property Affidavit Retention, Buildings on Leased Government Land, Personal Property Listing, Discovering Personal Property, County Levy Audits, Property Tax GIS System, New Senior Citizen/Disabled Persons Exemption Rules, Water Right Transfers
Qtr 1 2003 Review
Topics in this issue include: Boundary Line Adjustments--Cyclical Counties; Changes in Valuation of Videotapes, Laser Disks & DVDs; Valuation of Leasing Company Assets: Acquisition Year vs. In-Service Year; Valuation of Hotel and Motel Supplies; Board of Equalization Training; Levy Hodgepodge; Property Tax Forms and Publications; What's Happening in the Ratio Valuation Program; Property Tax Division Staff Spotlight
Qtr 4 2002 Review
Topics in this issue include: Newly Elected Assessors, Constitutional Amendment Authorizes Multi-Year Levies for Fire Districts, New Levy Rules, 20% Minimum Value Dilemma, Head of Family/Farm Machinery & Equipment Exemptions and the Abstract of Assessed Values -- Calculating the State Levy, Power Plant Cancellations Affect Transmission Plans, Wind Generation Facilities, Soldiers' & Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940
Qtr 3 2002 Review
Topics in this issue include: New Property Tax Assistant Director Named, Assessment of Software, Assessing Leasehold Improvements, GIS & Mapping, 2002 Utility Valuations
Qtr 2 2002 Review
Topics in this issue include: 2002 Legislation Overview, Course Approval for Accreditation Continuing Education Credits, Competency Examinations Still Available, Who Should Assess A Title Plant and How?, Can A Trust Be Treated Like A Sole Proprietorship For The Head of Family Exemption?, Global Positioning Units Mounted on Vehicles--Taxable or Not?, Rule Revisions
Qtr 1 2002 Review
Topics in this issue include: County Review Program Established, Ratio WAC Rules Hearing, Washington's Budget Crisis, Property Tax Housekeeping Bill, Valuation of Videotapes, LLC Treated Like Sole Proprietorship?, Two-Year Death Window, Appraisers -- Accredited or Certified?
Qtr 4 2001 Review
No newsletter published for Quarter 4 2001
Qtr 3 2001 Review
Topics in this issue include: Distribution of Additional Tax, Farm & Ag Interest Rate, Education Archives, Property Tax Case Review, County Progress, Personal Property Conference
Qtr 2 2001 Review
Topics in this issue include: Northwest Property Tax Conference, Accreditation Questions Answered, In Focus - Skagit County, Is the Assessor Correct?, Forms Revisions, Legislative Update, What's Taxpedia?
Qtr 1 2001 Review
Topics in this issue include: An Event to Remember, Staff Update, Appeal Process Reminders, Lessor or Lessee - Who's Responsible?, First Quarter Training Report, BTA & Court Decisions
Qtr 4 2000 Review
Topics in this issue include: Property Tax Advisory Issued, Accreditation Forms Get New Look, Fall Busy Training Time, Personal Property Reassignment, Training Courses Offered
Qtr 3 2000 Review
Topics in this issue include: Detached Garages, Agricultural Burning, Ratio Sales Study Audit Program, New PTA Issued, Training Courses Offered, Conference Reports, The New Property Tax Building
Qtr 2 2000 Review
Topics in this issue include: 2000 Legislation, Rules in Progress, Quarterly Reminders, Own a Fixed Load?, Keep Those Certificates
Qtr 1 2000 Review
Topics in this issue include: I-695 Issues, Revaluation Rules, Upcoming Training, So You Own a Kubota, Development Authorities, Who to Contact