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.

Save the date! On Friday, February 16th, 2018 , we will be holding our annual Winter meeting. This year’s annual meeting will be held at the Green Ladle Culinary Arts School in Lewiston.  Agenda: Winter Meeting 2018

Join or renew your membership to the Maine Chapter of the IAAO now! APPLICATION-2018

NEW resource for new CMAs – Just Ask the Assessor – JATA program

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.