Joshua Malancuk, CPA, CMI
Josh is a state tax specialist who has significant experience with delivering cost reduction opportunities in the areas of real and personal property tax reviews, compliance, and economic incentives.
He brings extensive experience in real and personal property tax appeal advocacy, real estate appraisal and testimony, economic incentive procurement and audits, property tax compliance planning and delivery, business combination property tax due diligence and research, fixed asset reviews and planning, property tax accrual reviews and planned value estimates, and Sarbox 404 property tax compliance control evaluation.
Josh is currently the President of JM Tax Advocates LLC, in Indianapolis, IN. Prior to that, he gained 20 years of property tax experience in public accounting including serving as an Executive and National Practice Leader with Crowe Horwath LLP, as a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers, as Manager with Deloitte & Touche, and as a Senior Associate with Geo S. Olive.
Josh has taught at the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. He has been a speaker for the National Symposium regarding FAS 141 and Property Tax Consequences of Business Combinations as well as the National Business Institute of Indianapolis, IN regarding Indiana Property Tax Updates and is active in the Indiana Chamber in Indianapolis and the Indiana Manufacturers Association.
Josh holds a Bachelors of Science from Indiana University in Business Accounting.
Manager and Team Leader
Kate is a senior analyst with JM Tax Advocates LLC. She brings experience in developing property value assessments through researching current market conditions for the industrial, commercial, and hotel industries. She also works with state and local municipalities to reduce clients’ personal property and real estate tax liability, while managing a national portfolio of clients’ properties.
Kate has experience in: supply chain management, specifically in inventory control, improvement and management, and employee training programs; property management and lease management; traditional tax preparation.
Kate holds a Bachelors of Science from Indiana University in Business Accounting and Supply Chain Management. Kate also holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma from the IU Kelley School of Business. She is also an Indiana Certified Tax Representative with her Level III Assessor certification.
Hanna is an analyst with JM Tax Advocates. Hanna develops property value assessments through researching current market conditions for the industrial, commercial and hotel industries. Hanna also works with our clients, as well as state and local municipalities, to reduce our clients’ personal and real estate tax liability, while managing a national portfolio of clients’ properties.
Hanna brings philanthropic experience to her position for the Starkey Hearing Foundation through her college affiliation.
Hanna holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Indiana University in Accounting and Finance, minoring in Economics. She is currently studying to be an Indiana Certified Tax Representative.
Candace Dyckes comes to JM Tax Advocates after serving as the Implementation Supervisor for one of the nation’s largest property tax service providers. Candace has led major property tax compliance and reduction services for companies ranging in size from Fortune 50 companies to small businesses employing less than 50 people. She has led successful personal property tax appeals for food manufacturers, the transportation industry, technology providers, and has created meaningful pollution control solutions.
Throughout her career, Candace has saved companies over $5M in property taxes. She is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT), the only professional organization that educates, certifies and establishes strict codes of conduct for state and local income, property and sales & use tax professionals. Candace is currently completing her degree in accounting from Western Governors University.
Professional Licenses and Designations
Project Management Certified Professional