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Chapter 137

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  137.375.  Assessor to deliver book, when — affidavit — duty of county clerk — penalty for failure. — 1.  The assessor shall make out and return to the county commission, on or before the first day of July in every year, the assessor's book, verified by his affidavit annexed thereto, in the following words:

______ being duly sworn makes oath and says that he has made diligent efforts to ascertain all the taxable property being or situate on the first day of January last past, in the county of which he is assessor; that, so far as he has been able to ascertain the same, it is correctly set forth in the foregoing book, in the manner and the value thereof stated therein, according to the mode required by law.

  2.  The clerk of the county commission shall immediately make out an abstract of the assessment book, showing aggregate footings of the different columns, so as to set forth the aggregate amounts of the different kinds of real and tangible personal property and the valuation thereof, and forward the abstract to the state tax commission.

  3.  Upon failure to make out and forward the abstract to the state tax commission on or before the twentieth day of July or within the additional time allowed by the county commission, the clerk shall upon conviction be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.


(L. 1945 p. 1930 § 10, A.L. 1959 H.B. 108, A.L. 2008 S.B. 711)

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