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Terms Used In Arizona Laws 32-3651

  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 32-3601
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property tax agent: means an individual who is designated by a person or is an employee of an entity designated as an agent pursuant to section 42-16001, who acts on behalf of a person who owns, controls or possesses property valued by a county assessor and who receives a fee for the analysis of any matter relating to the review of the valuation of the person's property before the assessor. See Arizona Laws 32-3601

1. "Analysis" means the review of a property valuation or legal classification established by a county assessor in the representation of a person in appealing the property valuation or legal classification to the county assessor.

2. "Appraisal" means the development of real or personal property valuation or legal classification opinions or conclusions.

3. "Property tax agent" means an individual who is designated by a person or is an employee of an entity designated as an agent pursuant to section 42-16001, who acts on behalf of a person who owns, controls or possesses property valued by a county assessor or the department of revenue and who receives a fee for the analysis of any matter relating to the review of the valuation or legal classification of the person’s property before the assessor, the county or state board of equalization or the department of revenue. Property tax agent does not include a person who is admitted to practice law in this state, an employee of the person owning, controlling or possessing the property or an employee of an entity designated pursuant to section 42-16001, if such employee is performing a secretarial, clerical or administrative support function.