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  • 2020 ISA Award Nominations 2020 ISA Award Nominations Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in Conference Once a year, ISA members are given the opportunity to recognize individuals who go above and beyond to help make our organization exceptional with the ISA Awards Program. We ask you to take a few minutes of your day to consider who you feel put in the constant commitment to inspire, support and propel our society of appraisers to greater heights. You can also promote your chapter by nominating it for Chapter of the Year. View More
  • Happy New Year (and New Decade), ISA! Happy New Year (and New Decade), ISA! Friday, January 3, 2020 in News This year, we not only get to wish each other a Happy New Year but a Happy New Decade as well. This is definitely not the first new decade any of us will celebrate, but it does encourage one to pause and think not only about 2019, but about the last ten years. What a decade it was for the growth of ISA! Our organization is stronger than ever and well situated to begin the next ten years of progress as a leader in the field of professional appraising. View More
  • The Pinnacle of Tour Experiences: Specialty Tours at Assets 2020 The Pinnacle of Tour Experiences: Specialty Tours at Assets 2020 Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in Conference Join us on the high road for the pinnacle of tour experiences! On Friday, April 24 at ISA's Annual Conference, Assets, attendees can sign up for the Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Specialty Tour or the Fine Art Specialty Tour. Both tours will visit world class museums and other points of interest around Denver, Colorado and include transportation and lunch at the award-winning restaurant Avelina. View More
  • Ask an Instructor: End of the Year Q&A Session Ask an Instructor: End of the Year Q&A Session Monday, November 25, 2019 in Ask an Instructor As we are nearing the end of 2019, there have been lots of questions from ISA members on a multitude of appraisal issues. ISA Director of Education Meredith Meuwly, ISA CAPP and the rest of the education team would like to share some of the questions they have received and their answers. View More
  • Tim Luke, ISA AM, Appointed to the Appraisal Standards Board for Three-Year Term Tim Luke, ISA AM, Appointed to the Appraisal Standards Board for Three-Year Term Thursday, November 21, 2019 in News The Appraisal Foundation's Board of Trustees has appointed Tim Luke, ISA AM, of Gurr Johns, Inc. to the Appraisal Standards Board for a three-year term. View More
  • Meet Up in Denver for Assets 2020 Meet Up in Denver for Assets 2020 Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Conference Help your skills soar and travel to Denver for Assets 2020 from April 24 to 27! The conference will be held in the Mile High City at The Brown Palace, Denver’s iconic, classic, and historic hotel in the heart of downtown. View More
  • Furniture Connoisseurship with the Decorative Arts Trust: Discussing Construction, Condition, and Quality to Demystify York Chairs Furniture Connoisseurship with the Decorative Arts Trust: Discussing Construction, Condition, and Quality to Demystify York Chairs Friday, October 18, 2019 in Education During the Decorative Arts Trust's recent fall symposium in the Berkshires, participants were treated to an informative object study on American furniture. This exercise is one of many examples of how the Trust's programs benefit our friends in the appraisal community. View More
  • The IRS Clarifies When an Appraisal is Required for a Charitable Donation The IRS Clarifies When an Appraisal is Required for a Charitable Donation Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Education

    You may have seen that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently clarified what "similar items" are when writing an appraisal report for an IRS charitable contribution. In response to specific questions raised, the IRS provided some new information.

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  • Ask an Instructor: Accreditation Hours Ask an Instructor: Accreditation Hours Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Education ISA members are invited to send in their questions on all things appraising and education to ISA's instructors. View More
  • Announcing ISA's 2019-2020 Board of Directors Announcing ISA's 2019-2020 Board of Directors Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in News Voting for ISA's 2019-2020 Board of Directors has ended and we would like to congratulate our recently elected members, Dina Brown, ISA CAPP, Michelle Conliffe, ISA CAPP, and Libby Holloway, ISA CAPP. View More