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Property Tax Appeals

December 31, 2019 was Tax Day for 2020. On Tax Day, your assessor set your property’s value, and we know what that means- higher taxes! You must act now to obtain a fair market appraisal of your property. Let us lower your taxes for 2020.   

  • Tom will use his professional experience with your assessor to lower property taxes by negotiating with good faith.      
  • His goal: obtain an equitable value that reduces your cost of doing business- making your business more competitive.
  • He will do his best to help you avoid costs of hearings, and court reporters.

The filing deadline for industrial/commercial appeals with the Michigan Tax Tribunal is May 31, 2020. Another deadline is July 31, 2020 for all agricultural and residential property tax appeals.

Small Claims- For those appeals with no more than $100,000 in taxable/assessed amounts in dispute and where the amount of tax in dispute is $20,000 or less- Tom can help you prepare for an informal Small Claims Property Tax Appeal.

Tom can help you obtain and present evidence (appraisals) you need for a successful appeal. However, time is of the essence. Plan for success and begin your appeal today. Tom decided over 1,000 property tax cases for the Michigan Tax Tribunal.

As a practicing attorney, he reduced taxes pertaining to many properties including: 30 Detroit area fast food restaurants, Bel Mar II Bowling Center- Trenton, Huron Crest Plaza (retail), 2521 LLC medical office building, Pro-MEC Engineering (industrial), County Manor of  Ile (apartment buildings), Round Realty (night club), Property 101 (Flint), USM building-100,000 square feet of manufacturing in Bad Axe, a medical office building in Dearborn, three Detroit gas stations/convenience stores, a Troy manufacturing facility, a Flint office building, and several Michigan farms.