Time for Completion of Board Action and Certificate of Completion

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Actions by the county board during its regular sessions, except for complaints brought pursuant to T.C.A. § 67-5-1407 (the regular complaint procedure for property owners), are to be completed and the notice of decision and appeal procedure sent no later than five days prior to the date taxes are due. This deadline does not apply to special sessions, extraordinary actions, or to years in which a county completes reappraisal.1Upon completion of its duties, the county board prepares a certificate signed by each member.

We, the undersigned members of the board of equalization of __________ County, do hereby certify that we have examined the assessments and classifications of taxable property within the county; we have heard and considered all appeals of such taxpayers as have duly made complaint to the county board of equalization; we have made only such changes in assessments and classifications as in our judgment are proper, just and equitable and are prescribed by law; and we have faithfully discharged all our duties without fear, favor, or affection to the best of our knowledge and ability in accordance with the laws of the state of Tennessee.

Witness our hand this __________ day of __________, __________________.

The certificate of completion is filed in the office of the county clerk.2

     1T.C.A. § 67-5-1409.

     2T.C.A. § 67-5-1410.