Tennessee State Board of Equalization

The board is responsible for ensuring constitutional and statutory compliance in assessments of property for ad valorem taxes. This responsibility is carried out through: establishment of polices, rules, manuals and training; hearing of appeals from county boards of equalization; direct review and hearing of appeals regarding central assessments of public utility companies; review of application of religious, charitable and related property tax exemptions; review of certified tax rate calculations from jurisdictions undergoing revaluation and regulation of property tax appeals agents and agent practices.

Subsidiary boards appointed by the State Board are the Assessment Appeals Commission and the Taxpayer Agent Regulatory Panel.

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