How much property taxes will your business overpay this year?

JMTA has been an instrumental part of the property taxes for the single largest investment in the history of the company. Their expertise, demeanor, and attitude are above reproach.

Mike McCrary

Property Tax Manager, Nestle US

JMTA is very professional and has achieved great results for our company… We’ve given them more business because of the savings we’ve realized from their services.

Rebecca Keenan

Vice President, HRC Hotels, LLC

If you’ve seen a property tax bill recently for your business, you might have wondered if your taxes are too high. Well, your business sense is right on point. They probably are too high. 80% of the time, our clients’ bills are incorrect. Some by as much as fifty percent!

JM Tax Advocates provides Indiana with thorough, detailed, and tailored property tax review to help our clients to achieve real cost reductions while maintaining control over their material annual property tax costs.

Based upon our team’s substantial experience with commercial and industrial property taxes, about 80% of the time businesses are paying inaccurate levels by as much as 10% – 50%. For these reasons, it is incumbent on a company to manage and control these costs through annual planning and examination with a trusted property tax review group like JM Tax Advocates.

The key for a successful result is to plan diligence and uncover any overages well prior to annual return amendment deadlines. This process often takes at least 3 months. All too often companies start the process too late and as a result, they miss out on opportunities because they just get rushed.

States and counties have differing requirements for protesting property tax assessments. However, if an appeal is not filed by the deadline, the opportunity to contest the new assessment will be missed!

JM Tax Advocates trusted review process includes the following steps:

  • Assess initial real and personal property tax opportunities
  • Compare assessment with market data analysis
  • Identify and calendar statutory deadlines
  • Implement findings through appeals or amendments
  • Validate secured savings through property tax statement review

Our investigation typically uncover opportunities With:

  • Overall real estate value as compared to actual market value
  • Physical feature errors of building or land including use restrictions
  • Personal or real property incentive computation errors
  • Personal property obsolescence depreciation allowance
  • Qualified pollution control property
  • Segregated components of intangibles, lower tax classifications, and renovation activities
  • Double taxation of building improvements

The challenge with property tax filing and valuation methods and computations is that they’re complicated to process for those that don’t truly understand the ins and outs of propery tax.

That is why our clients turn turn to us. Significant property taxpayers need an experienced advocate partner, like JM Tax Advocates, that understands all elements of property taxation, including valuation, property accounting, and local protest procedural rules to help them implement an effective property tax management and reduction strategy.

Think of your property tax assessed value as an opening offer – you need someone to handle the appeals process to negotiate a tax bill that makes sense. JM Tax Advocates will take your whole project over on a contingent fee basis – and chances are, we’ll come back with significant savings for your company. Contact us today.


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