of the Assessing Department is to serve the public interest
and help assure the financial stability of New Salem by exhibiting the
level of competence and professionalism.
To this end, the Departmentís staff pledges its efforts toward
accomplishment of four critical objectives:
Timely tax billing.
The attainment of tax
equity whereby each taxpayer pays only their fair
share of the tax burden.
The maximization of
tax base growth revenue.
The acceptance by the
public of the administration of the property and
excise tax systems through prompt, courteous, honest and thorough