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MICHIGAN ASSESSORS ASSOCIATION

Organized to improve the standards of assessment practice; to provide a clearing house for the collection and distribution of useful information relative to assessment practice; and to promote justice and equality in the distribution of the tax burden.

MAA President's Message


Happy July! 

First and foremost, registration for MAA's 46th Annual Conference, being held August 12-15, 2018 at the Park Place Hotel, in beautiful downtown Traverse City, is still open! But early registration fees end July 21st. After that, registration goes up $50.00. Also, the deadline to get in on MAA's room block at the Park Place Hotel ends July 12th. For reservations, call (231) 946-5000 (do NOT use the toll-free number) and tell them you are with the Michigan Assessors Association.

AWARDS - if you know someone who is deserving of an MAA award, NOMINATE them!!! The list of awards and their descriptions is on the website. The process is easy - just go to the website and click on AWARDS. Then, fill out the form and BOOM! You're done! There are several categories to choose from:

  • Most Valuable Member (Edward W Kane Award)
  • Literary (Frank Moss Award)
  • Education (David Bone Award)
  • Subscribing Member (Robert Eckhart Award)
  • Michigan Property Tax Achievement Award
  • Distinguished Assessment Jurisdiction Award
Have you heard about HB 6049 and SB 1025; the proposed Assessing Reform bills? I certainly hope so! Last month, I sent out an eAlert informing our members of this pending legislation and asking for input. You also received the letter I sent, along with the membership responses, to Treasurer Khouri. Both bills have been introduced, and MAA leadership will be working over the summer with the treasurer, legislators and other stakeholders on making this legislation something we can live with. Through this process, it is our hope that our organization will be recognized as collaborative and willing to work toward making things better for everyone, and that this will open the door for MAA to be more involved when new laws are brought forward that directly involve us.

I would like to thank all of you for your input during this process - and ask that you please continue to email or discuss any issues that come up with your MAA District Representative(s).  We are not done with this one yet! So, your thoughts, concerns and ideas are still needed and wanted!
Finally, I hope things are going well for you this summer and you are able to accomplish all of your fieldwork before the snow flies! I hope to see you in August in Traverse City!

Amy L. DeHaan, President

News from Around the Country


2018 Michigan Tax Outing & Annual Meeting

Michigan Taxpayers Association

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The Annual Michigan Tax Outing is celebrating its 58th year. Michigan Taxpayers Association’s (“MiTAX”) Tax Outing Committee is committed to providing fellow tax professionals, in the private and public sector, an opportunity to interact and network. This furthers MiTAX’s mission to bring together individuals, academia, community and business leaders with a common interest of educating taxpayers and government officials of the advantages gained through fair and equitable tax policies affecting the economic competitiveness of the State of Michigan. In addition to networking, MiTAX also offers educational programs to its membership.

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2018 IAAO President Dorothy JacksI.A.A.O. President
Dorothy Jacksr, ASA

West Palm Beach, Florida
president@iaao.org
561-355-3233 

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