Fundamentals of Assessment and Taxation (F-105)

Property taxation and assessment administration are two cornerstones of township operations. From assessment and board of review meetings, all the way to tax collection— it's essential that board members have an understanding of how the process works. Learn more about the Headlee Amendment and Proposal A, as well as truth in taxation, assessing and equalization. Delve into a variety of revenue sources coming into the township, including millages, administrative fees and special assessments. Presented by Shila Kiander, MAAO, Director, Mecosta County Equalization Department.

This course is divided into two webcasts segments. To receive TGA credit, candidates must view both webcasts segments, complete and pass the post-webcast quiz, and complete and return a Practical Application Commitment (PAC) form (found here) to MTA.

Shila Kiander, MAAO

Director, Mecosta County Equalization Department.

Shila Kiander is a Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer with more than 20 years’ experience in the assessment administration field. She’s served as the Equalization Director for Mecosta County since 2007, and before that was the assessor for three units in northern Kent County. She also teaches assessor continuing education courses around the state, including the advanced Board of Review sessions and other courses for MTA.

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Fundamentals of Assessment & Taxation (F105) - Part 1
Open to view video.
Open to view video. 1 hour 30 minutes
Fundamentals of Assessment & Taxation (F105) - Part 2
Open to view video.
Open to view video. 1 hour 31 minutes
TGA: Assessment & Taxation - Quiz
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  7/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  7/10 points to pass