Nebraska Revised Statute 77-5007
Commission; powers and duties.
The commission has the power and duty to hear and determine appeals of:
(1) Decisions of any county board of equalization equalizing the value of individual tracts, lots, or parcels of real property so that all real property is assessed uniformly and proportionately;
(2) Decisions of any county board of equalization granting or denying tax-exempt status for real or personal property or an exemption from motor vehicle taxes and fees;
(3) Decisions of the Tax Commissioner determining the taxable property of a railroad company, car company, public service entity, or air carrier within the state;
(4) Decisions of the Tax Commissioner determining adjusted valuation pursuant to section 79-1016;
(6) Decisions of any county board of equalization on claims that a levy is or is not for an unlawful or unnecessary purpose or in excess of the requirements of the county;
(7) Decisions of any county board of equalization granting or rejecting an application for a homestead exemption;
(8) Decisions of the Department of Motor Vehicles determining the taxable value of motor vehicles pursuant to section 60-3,188;
(9) Decisions of the Tax Commissioner made under section 77-1330;
(10) Any other decision of any county board of equalization;
(11) Any other decision of the Tax Commissioner regarding property valuation, exemption, or taxation;
(12) Decisions of the Tax Commissioner pursuant to section 77-3520;
(13) Final decisions of a county board of equalization appealed by the Tax Commissioner or Property Tax Administrator pursuant to section 77-701;
(14) Determinations of the Rent-Restricted Housing Projects Valuation Committee regarding the capitalization rate to be used to value rent-restricted housing projects pursuant to section 77-1333 or the requirement under such section that an income-approach calculation be used by county assessors to value rent-restricted housing projects;
(15) The requirement under section 77-1314 that the income approach, including the use of a discounted cash-flow analysis, be used by county assessors; and
(16) Any other decision, determination, action, or order from which an appeal to the commission is authorized.
The commission has the power and duty to hear and grant or deny relief on petitions.
- Laws 1995, LB 490, § 7;
- Laws 1996, LB 1038, § 3;
- Laws 1997, LB 270, § 102;
- Laws 1997, LB 397, § 35;
- Laws 1998, LB 306, § 40;
- Laws 1999, LB 140, § 2;
- Laws 1999, LB 194, § 33;
- Laws 2001, LB 170, § 20;
- Laws 2004, LB 973, § 48;
- Laws 2005, LB 15, § 8;
- Laws 2005, LB 261, § 8;
- Laws 2005, LB 274, § 280;
- Laws 2007, LB334, § 96;
- Laws 2010, LB877, § 7;
- Laws 2011, LB384, § 24;
- Laws 2014, LB191, § 22;
- Laws 2015, LB356, § 2.
A county assessor is not required to file a protest with the county board, as described in section 77-1504, before taking an appeal to the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission under this section. Phelps Cty. Bd. of Equal. v. Graf, 258 Neb. 810, 606 N.W.2d 736 (2000).
This section does not create a duty on the part of the Tax Equalization and Review Commission to compel the taxpayer to produce more probative evidence at the hearing. J.C. Penney Co., Inc. v. Lancaster Cty. Bd. of Equal., 6 Neb. App. 838, 578 N.W.2d 465 (1998).
The commission has the power under this statute to hear and determine appeals of any decision of any county board of equalization. McLaughlin v. Jefferson Cty. Bd. of Equal., 5 Neb. App. 781, 567 N.W.2d 794 (1997).