Towne Center Building, 6 West Washington St., Hagerstown, Maryland, June 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
The State Administrator is appointed by the Governor with Senate advice and consent to a six-year term. The Administrator coordinates administrative, regulatory, budgetary, personnel and legal support to the local boards. The Administrator also promulgates uniform rules and regulations and devises and provides statements advising taxpayers of their right to appeal, and notices or other reports required by local boards.
Each property tax assessment appeals board consists of three members and one alternate. Members are appointed by the Governor for five-year terms. The Governor names the chair (Code Tax - Property Article, secs. 3-102 through 3-107).
Formerly located in Annapolis, Property Tax Assessment Appeals Boards moved to Hagerstown on June 5, 2001.
July 1, 2009
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