“The reasonably probable legal use of vacant land or an improved property that is physically possible, appropriately supported, financially feasible, and that results in the highest value”.
implications on real property. See Iowa Code § 427. Additionally, it is important to understand the how the assessment and valuation of real property is regulated by the local government agency. See Iowa Code § 441. Based upon the limited amount of space in this assignment I will focus specific
It is the area of what amount of payment is adequate that is most frequently contested in a condemnation matter. In order to show that the amount offered adequately compensates the owner it is usually necessary to look at comparable sales in the area and the current use of the land. Looking at these factors is a good way to show for what type of use the land is most suited. If the proposed use does not make the most of the possibilities, the amount of compensation offered may not be
It is assessed proportionally lower than the subject and in fact, its value indicate the fairness of the assessed value on the subject. Comp #2 is an agricultural/forestall property and a different appraisal methodology is applied to those properties classified under this category. Comp#3 is a vacant lot and cannot be uniformly compared to the subject.
Wells enclosed the quarter of acre occupied by the barn and where he conducts all his activities. Also, Mr. Wells made sure to put a fence around acres four and five, which remained intact in the east, west and north side of the acres. While in the south side the fence was discontinue, this has a dry gully which make a natural barrier, which constituted a demarcation of the property. Grant v. Strickland, 385 So. 2d 1123, 1125 (Fla. 2d DCA 1980). Sun Valley Road also represent a demarcation of the property on the south side. Common law also includes other barriers, both natural and manmade. Id. at 1127. There can be also gaps in the enclosure, such interruptions however do not dissipate the substantial character for the enclosure so long as there was for the full statutory period a conspicuous effort to maintain a fence around the land, and this was the case with Mr. Wells. Grant, 385 So. 2d 1123, 1125. Whether or not there was sufficient enclosure is a question for the trier of fact. Yates v. Bass Ranch, Inc., 379 So.2d 710, 712 (1980). Mr. Wells never cultivated the land, or improved it in a usual manner. Nonetheless, he performed limited maintenance on the
One reason cited as to why landowner’s close their lands is that the owner’s aren’t allowed to impose any rules on their land, as stated within the requirements of the MFL. Although some might try to create and enforce rules that are discriminatory or limit the public’s right to recreation on the open lands, one solution might be to allow certain rules to be made by landowners as long as these rules are deemed appropriate by the DNR or the landowner’s municipality. Other solutions could include providing more monetary incentives for open lands or further modification of the Managed Forest Law that would decrease the amount of land an MFL landowner can close to the public or making it a requirement that only one person whose name is one the deed of private land may enroll the land within the MFL
Coal mining is not new to the Appalachian region. Miners have been working the rich coal fields of Appalachia for generations.14, 17 The first coal mines in these states were small, local owned operations.17 This all changed, however, in the late 19th century when “agents from land companies had swept through the region buying up mineral rights, sometimes for as little as fifty cents per acre, separating the use of the surface (and tax liability) from the natural resources that might be below.”17 In legal terms, and in very fine print, these “broad form deeds often signed over the rights to ‘dump, store, and leave upon such land any and
The 179D tax deduction is part of a federal tax code section that gives tax reducing incentives for the construction of new commercial or government buildings that are energy efficient. Sometimes, it can also be used for other buildings that are remodeled to include new energy efficient features though. It is unique in comparison to other tax credits because of the way it can give both the building 's owner and the architect who designs the structure tax incentives. Because it motivates people to choose environmentally safe building attributes, it is also sometimes called the Environmental Protection Act (EPAct). Many people have become interested in this credit because it offers a hefty tax discount of roughly $1.80 for every square foot of the building that is claimed. This can quickly reduce a person 's tax burden, especially if it is combined with other tax credits, such as the Manufacturers ' Energy Efficient Appliance credit. But, those who wish to claim the deduction must include special features that support energy efficiency. Some of them include:
Agriculture, Forestry and Soils: such as: farming and other rural enterprises, farm buildings, related land use and woodland planting, ancient woodlands;
Energy Inc. has a present obligation (IAS 37-17) and probable liability (ASC 450-20-25-2) on December 31, 2011 as a result of a past event, the contamination of the land, because it is virtually certain that a draft law requiring cleaning up will be enacted. It is probable (more likely than not) that Energy Inc. will be required to transfer economic benefits in settlement which is an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits in settlement (IAS 37-23). The amount of the obligation or loss can also be estimated reliably since Energy Inc. has made similar payments for cleanup in other countries, which is the best estimate of the costs of the clean (IAS 37-36/ASC 450-20-25-2). As a result, according to IAS 37-14, Energy
Although Proclamation 455/2005 envisages that valuations will eventually be carried out by certified private or public institutions or individuals, it also states that until such time as institutions of private or public nature, as well as individuals with the required capacity/ability become available, the valuations will have to be made by committees to be established under Article 10 of the proclamation or by owners of utility lines as provided under Article 6 of the same
In March 2002, the Georgia General Assembly passed The Georgia Preferential Property Tax Assessment Program for Rehabilitated Historic Property which allows an eight-year tax assessment freeze program for eligible parties. It was designed to encourage the rehabilitation of both commercial and residential historic buildings by freezing property tax assessments. The assessment of the rehabilitated property is based on the rehabilitated structure, the property on which the structure sits, not more than two acres of real property that surround the structure. For a property to be eligible for the program, it must be listed in the Georgia Register of Historic Places as either a contributing building in a historic district or
The final category, physical environment, measures areas like air pollution, sanitation, and factors indirectly related to pollution such as auto emissions measured by the number of lone drivers. Air pollution is measured as an “average daily density of fine particulate matter in micrograms per cubic meter (PM2.5) in a county” Drinking water violations are used to indicate water quality. A “yes” under the “drinking water violations” indicates the presence of a drinking water violation in at least one community within the county. Violations are related to contaminate level, residual disinfectant level, and treatment techniques. Jackson County ranks 88 of 115 counties in physical environment. Several programs and initiatives are in place in an effort to address health factors of residents of Jackson County. To improve the accessibility of healthy food, the Jackson County Health Department works alongside the parks program on the Eat Smart in Parks program offered throughout the
Finally, if you’re building green it calls for green cleaning. This means that the products used in cleaning these green buildings are also very environmentally safe. For example