Is a hearing always necessary?
A hearing is always necessary. If the assessor, municipal attorney, and the taxpayer agree to a settlement or the issues are otherwise resolved, it may not be necessary for you to attend your hearing, particularly if a settlement stipulation form is submitted to the Tax Board for their approval.

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1. How do I know if my assessment is fair?
2. What is a tax appeal hearing and who will hear my appeal?
3. Is a hearing always necessary?
4. When are the tax appeal hearings held?
5. If the property was recently purchased, how is this purchase considered?
6. Will the appeal be private?
7. Are there special rules for commercial properties?
8. Who is an expert witness?
9. May I further appeal the judgment of the Tax Board if I am still dissatisfied?
10. What is the basis for my assessment?
11. What is good evidence to convince the Tax Board to reconsider an assessment?