Presentations & Publications

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Changes to Solar Taxation – 2021 Legislation

Presentation by:

         R. Lane Partridge, MAA Concord Town Assessor

                  Initial Guidance for the 2021 Solar Legislation from the Department of Revenue

 

Lot Splits and Deeds

Presentation by:

         William Mitchell, RMA, MAA, North Andover Chief Assessor

 

Understanding Mass GIS Parcel Mapping

Presentation by:

         Kristen E. A. Kelly, GISP, GIS Project Manager for Tighe & Bond

 

Tax Recap – Step by Step

Presentation by:

         Rebecca Boucher, Certified, Field Advisor with the BLA

         Eric Kinsherf and Lisa Kellly, Certified Public Accountants 

Handouts: 

                            Tax Recap Presentation & Exercise

                           Step-by-step tax recap process in Gateway 

 

Home Rule Petition for Senior Tax Relief

Presentation by:

         Victor Santaniello, Director of Assessing for the towns of Wakefield and Reading

 

Chapter 61 Perspectives from the Foresters

Presentation by Chris Capone, Service Forester, Department of Conservation & Recreation

         Michael Downey, Forest Stewardship, Coordinator & Service Forester

 

Assessor’s Role in Economic Development – Tax incentives (TIF)

Presentation by:

         Lynn Tokarczyk, President of Business Development Strategies, Inc.

 

Clerk’s Meeting – Understanding Your Assessment – Part 1

Clerk’s Meeting – Understanding Your Assessment – Part 2

Presentation by:

         William Mitchell, RMA, MAA, North Andover Chief Assessor

 

Trusts & Who Should Be Assessed

Presentation by:

         Sean Nicholas Fay, Esquire

 

Clerk’s Meeting – 2018 – Exemptions

Presentation by:

         Mary Oliver, MAA – Former Grafton Assessor

         Cindy Cosgrove, Former Auburn Assessor

Clerk’s Meeting – 2018 – Public Records

Forms from the Clerks Meeting

Motor Vehicle Abatement – What do I need?

Abatement Agreement & Waiver of Appeal Template

Executive Session Form

 

Personal Property Classification

Presentation by:

         Don Gorton, Attorney, Department of Revenue, Bureau of Municipal Finance Law 

The-Legislative-Process 

Presentation by

         Lane Partridge, Town Assessor in Concord

 

The Appeal Process

Presentation by:

         Cindy Cosgrove, Retired Chief Assessor in Auburn

 

Personal Property Presentation

Presentation by:

         Jonathan Steinberg, Chief Assessor in Westborough

 

Gathering Data and Finding Comps 

Presentation by:

         Chris Reidy, Commercial Assessor in Leominster

 

Assessing in a Disaster

Presentation by:

         William Mitchell, RMA, MAA, North Andover Chief Assessor

 

Using Marshall and Swift for the Cost Approach

Presentation by:

         John Neas, MAA, RMA, CMA Hopkinton Principal Assessor

                          Worksheet1   Worksheet 2

 

Residual Analysis Principle and Procedures

Presentation by:

         Chris Keefe, Wilbraham Chief Assessor

 

Data Collection & Understanding & Applying the Cost Approach

Presentation by:

         John Valade, MAA – Marlborough Principal Assessor

         William Mitchell, RMA, MAA – North Andover Chief Assessor