Property Tax

Consulting & Compliance Services

Property Tax

Merit Advisors provides property tax consulting services across the U.S., working with state and local officials to help our clients navigate increasingly complex regulations. Through our expert knowledge and meticulous approach, we identify every way to ensure you receive the fairest possible valuation and minimize your liability.

Areas of expertise include:

Business Personal Property – Evaluating the physical, economic and functional characteristics of your property, as well as taxability and exemption opportunities

Real Property – Establishing fair assessments through comparisons with similar area properties, detailed appraisals and comprehensive review

Complex Industrial Property – Analyzing your facilities from the real property down to the equipment level

Mineral Interests – Working with the oil and gas operators and royalty owners to gather property-specific data, identify trends and variances, and work for changes to ensure fair and equitable tax valuations

Merit Advisors provides property tax consulting services across the U.S., working with state and local officials to help our clients navigate increasingly complex regulations. Through our expert knowledge and meticulous approach, we identify every way to ensure you receive the fairest possible valuation and minimize your liability.

Areas of expertise include:

Business Personal Property – Evaluating the physical, economic and functional characteristics of your property, as well as taxability and exemption opportunities

Real Property – Establishing fair assessments through comparisons with similar area properties, detailed appraisals and comprehensive review

Complex Industrial Property – Analyzing your facilities from the real property down to the equipment level

Mineral Interests – Working with the oil and gas operators and royalty owners to gather property-specific data, identify trends and variances, and work for changes to ensure fair and equitable tax valuations

Services
  • Rendition filing with state and local tax offices
  • Analysis of preliminary assessment and value negotiation
  • Representation in protest hearings
  • Processing of statements for payment
  • Computation and projection of monthly accruals
  • Due diligence review for Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Tax planning and optimization
  • Consulting for specialized projects
  • Audit defense/representation