Gardner on tax appeals board
Blaine city council member and now former state Senator
Georgia Gardner wont be out of a job. Governor Gary
Locke has selected Gardner, an accountant, as one of three
members of the state board of tax appeals.
Georgia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position, both as an accountant and former legislator, said Locke of the appointment. I am confident she will do a great job.
The Board of Tax Appeals is responsible for adjudicating a variety of tax-related disputes including excise taxes, public utility valuations, exemption decisions at the state level, and property tax appeals stemming from the actions of county boards of equalization. The board is the states primary administrative tax court linking state and county tax administration with the court system.
Appointed November 26, Gardner takes up the new position this month and her term lasts until 2007.