Property Tax Appeals

Property tax appeals in most counties take the form of a written appeal to the County Tax Commissioner, followed by a hearing and an appeal.

However, in order to successfully appeal, a property owner must plead on the basis of one (or more) of three categories: improper valuation, taxability, or non-uniform assessments. Improper valuation arguments should be based on over-valuation of a piece of property, i.e. a piece of property is valued at a price which is far above the fair market value. Taxability arguments are appropriate for pieces of property which are exempt from taxation, and non-uniform assessment arguments are based on irregular valuations of property within the same property class. Quarterman Hodson & Morang, P.C. is available to assist at any level, whether writing a letter of appeal or representing your interests at a hearing.