ISAA
Appointment Requirements

ASSESSORS

  1. If you have served 6 years as assessor and your name has been permanently added to the assessor register you are not required to take the assessor exam.
  2. If you received an assessor appointment after previously passing the assessor exam and you do not want to move jurisdictions you are certified for the jurisdiction you were appointed to. Once you serve as assessor for 6 years your name will be placed on the assessor register permanently.
  3. If you have not served 6 years as assessor and you wish to move jurisdictions your name would have to be on the assessor register and you would have to meet the preliminary education requirements to take the exam.

 DEPUTY ASSESSORS

  1. If you have served 6 years as a deputy assessor and your name has been permanently added to the deputy assessor register you are not required to take the deputy assessor exam.
  2. If you received a deputy assessor appointment after previously passing the deputy assessor or assessor exam and you do not want to move jurisdictions you are certified for the jurisdiction you were appointed to as long as the assessor who appointed you is assessor. Once you serve as deputy assessor for 6 years your name will be placed on the deputy assessor register permanently. If a new assessor is appointed and you have not served 6 years as deputy your name would have to be on the deputy assessor or assessor register to be appointed deputy under the new assessor. You would have to meet the preliminary education requirements to take the exam(s).
  3. If you have not served 6 years as deputy assessor and you wish to move jurisdictions your name would have to be on the deputy assessor or assessor register and you would have to meet the preliminary education requirements to take the exam.

4.       If you served as an assessor for 6 years and your name was permanently added to the assessor register. You would not be required to take the deputy exam because you can be appointed a deputy assessor from the assessor register. (You would want to let an assessor know that the deputy assessor and assessor register should be requested from IDR if the assessor is looking to appoint a deputy.)

 PRELIMINARY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Under ARC 3725C https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/aco/arc/3725C.pdf there are three ways to qualify to take the assessor and or deputy assessor exam.  The courses MUST have been taken and exam passed within the past 5 years. 

1.       IICA - Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review (Cont Ed approved # T-0154-34)
           Must have been taken within the past 5 years.

2.       Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course    AND    A, B, or C

A.      IAAO Course 101-Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal 
          (Cont Ed approved # T-0020)
             
                                 OR

                            IAAO Course 300-Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal
                                      (Cont Ed approved # T-0041)

       One of these must have been taken within the past 5 years.

                                                            OR

B.      Appraisal Institute-Basic Appraisal Principles (Cont Ed approved # T-0229)

AND Appraisal Institute- Basic Appraisal Procedures (Cont Ed approved # T-0229-1)

Both must have been taken within the past 5 years.

                                  OR

C.      American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers-Basic Appraisal Principles

AND American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers-Basic Appraisal Procedures

Both must have been taken within the past 5 years.

 

3.       Current Designation

    1. ICA – IICA sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)
    2. CAE – IAAO sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)
    3. RES – IAAO sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)

d.       MAI – Appraisal Institute sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)

e.      
RES – Appraisal Institute sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)

f.         Accredited Rural Appraiser – American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers sponsored (AND Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Laws Course OR IICA Iowa Assessment and Taxation Review. Taken within the past 5 years.)

 

 

 

 

       
       
       
       
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