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especially for Special Magistrates.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.035 (1), the VAB is seeking Special Magistrates to hear issues of property exemptions and classifications, as well as issues of real property valuations and/or tangible personal property valuation. Special Magistrates will conduct hearings for the 2013 tax cycle beginning in October.
Appraiser Special Magistrates – All candidates must be either a state certified real estate appraiser and meet all experience requirements in real property valuation, or must be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser's organization and meet all requirements in tangible personal property valuation. Preference will be given to those applicants who are state certified general appraisers and who hold designation/membership in the Appraisal Institute.
Attorney Special Magistrates – All candidates must be a member of the Florida Bar and meet all experience requirements in the area of ad valorem taxation.
For further information pertaining to Special Magistrate experience requirements, please refer to §194.035 (1),