Tax Appeals

Down Market is the Time to Challenge Michigan Real Estate Tax Assessments

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Real Estate, Tax, Tax Appeals | 0 comments

You may hear the term “Proposal A” thrown around when people discuss Michigan property taxes.  Proposal A was a referendum passed by the people of Michigan in 1994 which amended the State Constitution in a variety of ways related to the funding of public schools.  As relates to the administration of real property taxes, Proposal A created what we now commonly refer to as “capped value”.  Capped value is the concept which makes the recent downturn in the real estate market an ideal time to appeal the assessed value of your real estate with the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Due to the changes in the...

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Commercial Property Assessment Appeals

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in Tax Appeals | 0 comments

Petitions to the Michigan Tax Tribunal to challenge 2011 property tax assessments must be filed no later than May 31, 2011. If you have a commercial or industrial property which you feel is over-assessed, you still have time to challenge the assessment.

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