Assessor Keith Russell’s Office Wins Two Awards

Phoenix — Maricopa County Assessor Keith Russell’s Office received one state and one international award last week. The Assessor’s Geodetic Densification and Cadastral Survey (GDACS) parcel adjustment project team was recognized for the “2008 Survey Project of the Year” award at the 7th Annual Arizona Professional Land Surveyor’s Association Awards … Continue reading

Assessor Keith Russell Announces New Website Services

Effective Friday, August 21, 2009, the Maricopa  County  Assessor’s Website will be updated to include  Business Personal Property information for our business property owners. New services  will  include the ability to search Business Personal Property assessment  records, a  calendar  of  important events, answer frequently asked   questions, and important information … Continue reading

Nevada Attorney General Joins In Efforts Against Bogus Property Tax Offer

Property Tax Savings Fraud Alert Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has issued the following consumer advisory as part of an ongoing effort to educate consumers. The Nevada Attorney General is warning consumers that letters which look official are being sent out by an organization which calls itself the “Property Tax … Continue reading

Arizona State Attorney General’s Office Consumer Advisory – Bogus Property Tax Offer

*** Consumer Advisory *** Terry Goddard Warns Consumers to Beware of Bogus Property Tax Offer (Phoenix, Ariz. – August 4, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard is warning Arizona homeowners to be wary of official-looking advertisements claiming that a homeowner’s property qualifies for a “property tax reduction review.” This solicitation appears … Continue reading

Response to Article in the Arizona Republic on July 12, 2009

As  reported  in  the  Arizona  Republic on  July  12,  2009,  the  Maricopa  County Assessor’s  Office  is  conducting  a  comprehensive  audit  of  all  taxing jurisdiction’s  records.   This  is  the  first such  review  of  property  tax  records   since  1994.    It  is the  express  goal  of  the  Assessor’s  Office  to … Continue reading

Parcel and County Zoning Adjustment Project (GDACS)

The Maricopa County Planning and Development Department and the Assessor’s Office have accepted all of the files from Smart Data Strategies, Inc (SDS) and its partner, Engineering Mapping Solutions (EMS), for the geospatial adjustment of the county’s existing GIS parcel basemap. “This project represents a successful collaboration of many County … Continue reading