Article 1 General Administrative Provisions 42-13002 – 42-13007
Article 2 Property Valuation by Assessors 42-13051 – 42-13056
Article 3 Valuation of Agricultural Property 42-13101 – 42-13102
Article 4 Valuation of Golf Courses 42-13151 – 42-13154
Article 5 Valuation of Shopping Centers 42-13201 – 42-13206
Article 6 Equalization of Valuations 42-13251 – 42-13257
Article 7 Limitation on Valuation Increases 42-13301 – 42-13304
Article 8 Valuation of Property of Manufacturers, Assemblers or Fabricators 42-13351 – 42-13355
Article 9 Common Areas 42-13401 – 42-13404
Article 10 Timeshare Property 42-13451 – 42-13454
Article 11 Valuation of Abandoned Leased Property 42-13501
Article 12 Valuation of Guest Ranches 42-13551 – 42-13552
Article 13 Valuation of Low-Income Multifamily Residential Rental Property 42-13601 – 42-13605

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 42 > Chapter 13 - Valuation of Locally Assessed Property

  • Accommodation: means any apartment, condominium or cooperative unit, cabin, lodge, hotel or motel room or other private or commercial structure containing toilet facilities that is designed and available for use and occupancy as a residence by one or more individuals and that is included in the offering of a timeshare plan. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • acknowledgment: means either:

    (a) An acknowledgment made by the person or persons signing an instrument and taken by a notarial officer pursuant to Title 41, Chapter 2, Article 1. See Arizona Laws 10-140

  • Acquiring person: means a person that makes or proposes to make a control share acquisition. See Arizona Laws 10-2701
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means a person that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a specified person. See Arizona Laws 10-2701
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Announcement date: when used in reference to any business combination, means the date of the first public announcement of the final, definitive proposal for the business combination. See Arizona Laws 10-2701
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Associate: when used to indicate a relationship with any person, means any of the following:

    (a) Any corporation or entity of which the person is an officer, director or partner or is, directly or indirectly, the beneficial owner of ten per cent or more of any class or series of shares or other equity interest. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Association: means any organized body consisting of the purchasers of interests in a timeshare plan. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • beneficially owned: when used with respect to shares, refers to any of the following:

    (a) A person who, directly or indirectly through any agreement, arrangement, relationship, understanding or otherwise, whether or not in writing, has or shares the power to vote, or direct the voting of the shares, or has or shares the power to dispose of or direct the disposition of the shares, except that:

    (i) A person is not deemed the beneficial owner of shares tendered pursuant to a tender or exchange offer made by the person or any of the person's affiliates or associates until the tendered shares are accepted for purchase or exchange. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated and includes the governing body or bodies of a water users' association if the articles of incorporation of the water users' association provide for a governing body or bodies denominated other than as a board of directors. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Business combination: when used in reference to any issuing public corporation and any interested shareholder of the issuing public corporation, means any of the following:

    (a) Any merger or consolidation of the issuing public corporation or any subsidiary of the issuing public corporation with either:

    (i) The interested shareholder. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Business day: means a day that is not a Saturday, a Sunday or any other legal holiday in this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Bylaws: means the code of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which those rules are designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships that have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption and transfer. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control share acquisition: means an acquisition, directly or indirectly, by an acquiring person of beneficial ownership of shares of an issuing public corporation that, except for article 2 of this chapter, would, when added to all other shares of the issuing public corporation beneficially owned by the acquiring person, entitle the acquiring person, immediately after the acquisition, to exercise or direct the exercise of a new range of voting power within any of the ranges specified in section 10-2722, subsection A, paragraph 4, but does not include any of the following:

    (a) An acquisition by a donee pursuant to an inter vivos gift not made to avoid article 2 of this chapter or by a distributee as defined in section 14-1201. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Conventional multifamily property: means a residential rental property that does not meet the requirements prescribed in paragraph 3 of this section. See Arizona Laws 42-13601
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means the superior court of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deliver: includes sending by mail, private courier, fax or electronic transmission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Delivery: means actual receipt by the person or entity to which directed and for electronic transmissions means receipt as described in section 44-7015, subsection B. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Developer: means either of the following:

    (a) Any person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust or other entity, other than a sales agent, that creates a timeshare plan or is in the business of selling timeshare interests or employs sales agents to sell timeshare interests. See Arizona Laws 42-13451

  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation for profit that is not a foreign corporation and that is incorporated under or subject to chapters 1 through 17 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Electronic transmission: means an electronic record as defined in section 44-7002 that is sent pursuant to section 44-7015. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Entity: includes a corporation, foreign corporation, not for profit corporation, profit and not for profit unincorporated association, nonprofit corporation, close corporation, corporation sole or limited liability company, a professional corporation, association or limited liability company, a business trust, estate, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, trust or joint venture, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, any person other than an individual and a state, the United States and a foreign government. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filing: means the commission completing the following procedure with respect to any document delivered for that purpose:

    (a) Determining that the filing fee requirements of section 10-122 have been satisfied. See Arizona Laws 10-140

  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit that is incorporated under a law other than the law of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • golf course: means substantially undeveloped land, including amenities such as landscaping, irrigation systems, paths and golf greens and tees, that may be used for golfing or golfing practice by the public or by members and guests of a private club. See Arizona Laws 42-13151
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interested shareholder: when used in reference to any issuing public corporation, means any person, other than the issuing public corporation or any subsidiary of the issuing public corporation, that is either:

    (a) The beneficial owner, directly or indirectly, of ten per cent or more of the voting power of the outstanding shares of the issuing public corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Internal revenue code: means the United States internal revenue code of 1986, as amended and in effect as of January 1, 2022, including those provisions that became effective during 2021 with the specific adoption of their retroactive effective dates but excluding all changes to the code enacted after January 1, 2022. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Issuing public corporation: means a corporation that has a class of equity securities registered pursuant to section 12 or is subject to section 15(d) of the securities exchange act of 1934 or has elected to be subject to all or part of this chapter pursuant to section 10-2706 and which either:

    (a) Is incorporated under the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Limited property value: means the value determined pursuant to section 42-13301. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Low-income housing tax credit program: means the federal low-income housing tax credit program established by the tax reform act of 1986, codified in section 42 of the internal revenue code and administered by the Arizona department of housing pursuant to section 35-728 to encourage construction and rehabilitation of low-income rental housing. See Arizona Laws 42-13601
  • Low-income multifamily residential rental property: means multifamily residential property to which all of the following apply:

    (a) The owner received an allocation of federal income tax credits through the low-income housing tax credit program. See Arizona Laws 42-13601

  • Managing entity: means the association or other person that undertakes the duties, responsibilities and obligations of the management of a timeshare plan. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Market value: when used in reference to stock or property of any issuing public corporation, means the following:

    (a) In the case of stock, the highest closing sale price during the thirty day period immediately preceding the date in question of the stock on the composite tape for New York stock exchange listed stock or, if the stock is not quoted on the composite tape or not listed on the New York stock exchange, on the principal United States securities exchange registered under the securities exchange act of 1934 on which the stock is listed or, if the stock is not listed on any such exchange, on the national association of securities dealers, inc. See Arizona Laws 10-2701

  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means a natural person, individual, proprietor, proprietorship, company, corporation, organization, association, joint venture, partner, partnership, trust, estate or limited liability company, the federal or state government, a political subdivision of a state or any other legal entity or combination of entities that owns, controls or has possession of real or personal property. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, a syndicate, an association, a joint stock company, a trust in which the interests of the beneficiaries are evidenced by securities, an unincorporated organization or entity or a government or political subdivision of a government. See Arizona Laws 10-2701
  • Person: includes an individual and entity. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Personal property: includes property of every kind, both tangible and intangible, that is not included as real estate. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • President: means that officer designated as the president in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or, if not so designated, that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of the chief executive officer, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Promotion: means a plan or device, including one involving the possibility of a prospective purchaser receiving a vacation, discount vacation, gift or prize, used by a developer or the developer's employee, or on the developer's behalf by an agent or the agent's employee, an independent contractor or the independent contractor's employee in connection with the offering and sale of timeshare interests in a timeshare plan. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Real estate: includes the ownership of, claim to, possession of or right of possession to lands or patented mines. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Roll: means the assessment and tax roll. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Secretary: means that officer designated as the secretary in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, the bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of secretary, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Shares: means those shares presently entitled to vote in the election of directors of the issuing public corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-2701
  • shopping center: means an area that is comprised of three or more commercial establishments, the purpose of which is primarily retail sales, that has a combined gross leasable area of at least twenty-seven thousand square feet, that is owned or managed as a unit with at least one of the establishments having a gross leasable area of at least ten thousand square feet and that is either owner-occupied or subject to a lease that has a term of at least fifteen years. See Arizona Laws 42-13201
  • state board: means either the state board of tax appeals or the state board of equalization, as applicable. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Timeshare interest: includes either a timeshare estate or a timeshare use. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Timeshare property: means one or more accommodations subject to the same timeshare instrument, together with any other property or rights to property appurtenant to those accommodations. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Transient occupant: means any person who occupies an accommodation in a timeshare property and provides rental income to the developer or association to occupy the accommodation. See Arizona Laws 42-13451
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • United States: includes a district, authority, bureau, commission and department and any other agency of the United States. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Valuation: means the full cash value or limited property value that is determined for real or personal property, as applicable. See Arizona Laws 42-11001
  • Valuation year: means :

    (a) For real property and property valued by the department, the calendar year preceding the year in which the taxes are levied. See Arizona Laws 42-11001

  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote that is contingent on the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • written: includes blockchain technology as defined in section 44-7061. See Arizona Laws 10-140