Property Appraiser Receives Certification of Excellence in Assessment Administration

Published On: 09-16-2016

September 15, 2016 (Kissimmee, FL)  – Property Appraiser Katrina Scarborough, CFA, CCF, MCF is pleased to announce that the Osceola County Property Appraiser’s Office has received their Re-Certification of Excellence in Assessment Administration.

The Property Appraiser’s office first earned the certificate in 2010, and this recertification is a demonstration of continued commitment to best practices by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).

IAAO’s Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration recognizes governmental units and individuals involved with assessment that integrate best practices in the workplace. This challenging and rigorous program is a self-conducted evaluation of adherence too specific, accepted assessment administration and appraisal standards as defined in the IAAO publication Assessment Practices: Self-Evaluation Guide.

The re-certification was presented during a ceremony at the IAAO 82nd Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL. IAAO’s Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration is an important recognition of industry professionals who strive to meet the highest standards in their line of work. It was a great honor for IAAO to present Osceola County Property Appraiser’s Office with this recertification during the annual conference.

IAAO is the leading nonprofit, educational and research association for individuals in the assessment profession and others with an interest in property valuation and taxation. IAAO’s mission is to promote innovation and excellence in property appraisal, assessment administration and property tax policy through professional development, education, research, and technical assistance. IAAO currently serves over 7,000 members worldwide.

Our mission is to ensure the fair and equitable assessment of properties within our county while applying the guidelines set forth by the Department of Revenue and Florida Statutes. We are committed to providing a standard of excellence in customer service that exceeds the expectations of our citizens.

For more information, call 407-742-5000, or visit our location 2505 East Irlo Bronson Hwy, Kissimmee.

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