The purpose of the Chapter is to educate the public on the importance of work performed by assessing officers; to improve the standards of present assessment practice by engaging in research and publication of the results of these studies; to elevate the standards of personnel requirements in assessment offices; to establish a clearinghouse to collect and distribute useful information in order to further cooperate with public and private agencies interested in a concerted effort for improving tax administration; to work for justice, equity, and uniformity within the tax structure and the distribution of the same.
Join or renew your membership to the Maine Chapter of the IAAO now! APPLICATION 2017
NEW resource for new CMAs – Just Ask the Assessor – JATA program
Stop by the Assessor’s Booth at the MMA Convention, October 4th and 5th at the Augusta Civic Center, co-sponsored by MAAO. Educational opportunities for Assessors on Wednesday, Oct. 4th. Special-newsletter-Sept 2017
Save the date! On November 17th, 2017, we will be holding our Annual business meeting and election of new Executive Board members, as well as an interesting slate of speakers. The annual meeting will be held at the Wishcamper Center in So. Portland. More on this soon!
The August 16, 2016 Law Court decision, Donald Petrin v. Town of Scarborough, was a significant ruling that has dominated assessor discussion forums ever since. Our esteemed colleague, Bill Van Tiunen, offers his take on the ruling here.
Check our “Links” page for Cape Elizabeth & Rockland’s zoning ordinances regulating vacation rentals.