Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:79-1486
Chapter Title:TAXATION
Article Title:PROPERTY VALUATION, EQUALIZING ASSESSMENTS, APPRAISERS AND
Tax Type:Property Tax
Brief Description:Same; definitions.
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79-1486. Same; definitions. As used in this act:
(a) "Sale" or "sales" shall include all transfers of real estate for which a real estate sales validation questionnaire is required by K.S.A. 79-1437c, and amendments thereto; however, all sales for which a real estate sales validation questionnaire is required by K.S.A. 79-1437c, and amendments thereto, need not be included in the final ratios determined;
(b) "valid sale" is a sale that is an indicator of fair market value as defined in K.S.A. 79-503a, and amendments thereto;
(c) "invalid sale" is a sale that is not an indicator of fair market value as defined in K.S.A. 79-503a, and amendments thereto;
(d) "unvalidated sale" is a residential subclass sale that was not selected through a random sampling process and has not been determined to be either a valid sale or an invalid sale;
(e) "real estate" shall include land, improvements and structures which are appraised as real property;
(f) "director" shall mean the director of property valuation;
(g) "classification" shall mean those classifications which apply to real property contained in K.S.A. 79-1439, and amendments thereto, or any stratification which may be prescribed by the director;
(h) "average" shall mean that measure or measures of central tendency which the director shall determine best describes a group of individual ratios;
(i) "ratio" shall mean the numerical relationship between the appraised or assessed value and the selling price; and
(j) "study year" shall mean that twelve-month period beginning annually on January 1. 1486.
History: L. 1992, ch. 131, 2;L. 1994, ch. 275, 9; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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