Let's face it, property tax is complex

Property taxes are one of your asset’s most significant operating expenses, so how do you ensure you have all areas of your investment covered? It’s important for you to get the most accurate assessment possible. This guide will tell you how you can make this process easy.

 

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Understand tax implications on my property purchase

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Determine if my property is being treated uniformly

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Navigate the property tax appeal process

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Don’t miss your tax appeal deadlines

If you think your property taxes are too high, you may file an assessment appeal during the timeline available in your jurisdiction.

Download the tax appeal deadline in your state

How to budget for property taxes post acquisition

Uncertainty of reassessment cycles and annual changes in the applicable tax rate can make budgeting for taxes challenging.

In this section of our guide, we'll help you:

  • Determine future property tax liability after buying an asset
  • Calculate the property tax rate in a particular jurisdiction
  • Project your annual budget for property taxes

How to determine fair and equitable tax assessments

It sounds simple, but the key to making reasonable market-supported adjustments for physical and market differences is to identify truly comparable properties.

In this section of our guide, we'll provide answers about:

  • Your taxing jurisdiction form
  • How your taxable value is calculated

How to navigate a property tax appeal

Local assessors rely on a number of subjective decisions when making a property assessment. When evaluating a property tax assessment, it’s
critical to not only understand how the final property tax assessment compares to market value, but how it was developed by the local Assessor.

In this section of the guide, you'll get valuable information about:

  • Filing a law suit if you disagree with the Assessors' value
  • Determining the market value of your property
  • Why it pays to hire a tax expert

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