Property Tax Services
Property tax is one of the largest recurring operating expenses associated with tangible asset ownership. Many owners are unaware which items or costs are taxable, which items are being assessed or how property is being valued.
Duff & Phelps treats tax services as business opportunities by uncovering ways property tax can be used to positively impact the bottom line. We assist clients in identifying tax saving opportunities by reviewing their tangible property portfolio and associated property tax assessments and liabilities. Through our diligence, we generate millions of dollars in property tax savings for clients worldwide.
Property Tax Services include:
- Valuation appeals
- Uniformity and general consulting studies
- Pre- and post-acquisition due diligence
- Litigation support
A large commercial airline (the “Company”) engaged Duff & Phelps to provide property tax consulting services including, preparing valuation and uniformity analyses to support the Company’s estimate of market value for their existing fleet of aircraft, filing tax appeals when warranted, and negotiating with local and/or state assessment officials regarding the value of the Company’s taxable tangible assets.