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cost scorecard: the best and worst of property tax administration


The Council On State Taxation (COST) is pleased to release its latest research: “The Best and Worst of Property Tax Administration: Scorecard on State Property Tax Administrative Practices.”

The Scorecard focuses on three areas of effective property tax administration: 1) standardized procedures, 2) fair property tax appeal procedures, and 3) an equal residential versus business property tax burden. The highest ranked state in the study is Maryland, with an “A-.” Sitting at the bottom with an “F” is New York.

Click here to view the full study .

If you have questions regarding the study, please contact the co-author, Fred Nicely (202/484-5213).