A. An individual who wishes to act as a property tax agent shall apply for registration by submitting to the superintendent a completed application form prescribed by the superintendent with the initial registration fee. The applicant shall also file with the superintendent an affidavit stating whether the applicant has been convicted of a felony or any misdemeanor involving dishonesty or moral turpitude in this or any other state within the last ten years. The superintendent may review the affidavit and issue or deny the registration based on its findings.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 32-3652

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. 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 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. See Arizona Laws 32-3651
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 32-3601

B. Except as provided in section 32-4301, registration is valid for two years. An individual may renew a registration by submitting to the superintendent a renewal form prescribed by the superintendent with the renewal fee on or before the date the registration expires.

C. An appraiser who is licensed or certified pursuant to this chapter may register and renew registration as a property tax agent without paying the fee prescribed by this section.

D. The superintendent shall issue a certificate of registration to an individual if the individual complies with this section and is not prohibited from registering pursuant to section 32-3654.

E. A person shall not act as a property tax agent if the person is not registered pursuant to this section.

F. The superintendent shall collect from each individual a fee of:

1. Two hundred dollars for an initial registration.

2. One hundred dollars for a renewal.

3. Five dollars for a duplicate registration certificate.