Thank you for your interest in our course offerings for listers and assessors. We are confident that these courses will help you develop and refine your assessment skills to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
Courses presented by Property Valuation and Review are offered free of charge to municipal officials.
Grants are available for municipal officials who must commute 50 miles or more one way and applications must be received before the date of the event(s).
Deed Reading and Exemptions Training
Learn the importance of reading deeds, how to understand the elements of a deed, and how it affects your work in the lister/assessor’s office. This training will go through types of exemptions and the statutes that are applicable for listing purposes. It will also delve into confidentiality and how it effects the grand list.
Session Date(s): Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 .p.m.
Location: Vermont Department of Taxes, Fourth Floor Boardroom, 133 State Street, Montpelier VT and online
Instructor(s): Charles Merriman, Attorney
Additional Information: Hybrid format.
Vermont Property Information Exchange (VTPIE) Sales Verification and Evaluation Webinar | Multiple Dates Available
Learn about the new VTPIE portal. This training will cover local sales validation (formerly performed in myVTax), answering annual evaluation questions, and how to request help from Property Valuation and Review (PVR) District Advisors and Axiomatic technical support.
Vermont Property Information Exchange (VTPIE) Geographic Information System (GIS) Portal Training | Multiple Dates Available
Learn how to use the statewide VTPIE GIS Mapping Application. You will learn how to interact with the map including viewing ortho photography, viewing parcels shaded by value, category code, or value change. You will also learn how to search for properties statewide as well as how to export grand list information.