A step-by-step guide from a veteran attorney to navigating the process of disputing real estate valuations by local government.
By Jerome Wallach, Esq.
In most jurisdictions, taxpayers may meet with the assessor or assessor's representative to deliberate and possibly resolve issues concerning taxable real estate valuation.
First, contact the assessor's office to...Read more
Appraisal districts across Texas often use the cost approach to determine market value for property tax purposes. When valuing certain commercial properties via the cost approach, county appraisers frequently use cost-estimating services. These services enable appraisers to estimate the cost of the subject property's improvements as if they were new...Read more
A proposed law to close the "LLC Loophole" from real estate transfer taxes is a solution in search of a problem
By Cecilia Hyun, Esq.
Ohio legislators are drafting a measure to apply the state's real estate transfer tax to the transfer of any ownership interest in a pass-through entity that owns...Read more