Frequently Asked Questions: Appealing your Property Tax Assessment with the Local Value Adjustment Board:

What is your experience in reducing property tax assessments?
We’ve been delivering successful results for our clients for 29 years.

What are some of your professional qualifications?

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Real Estate Developer – both Commercial and Industrial
  • Florida Association of Property Tax Professionals
  • Lecturer & Published Author
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • National Society of Environmental Consultants
  • International Association of Assessing Officers
  • The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida

How would you rate your relationship with the Appraiser’s Office and the Special Magistrates ‘Judges’?
Excellent! We take pride in the fact that so many of the presiding property appraiser representatives and presiding Special Magistrates ‘Judges’ praise the thoroughness of our documentary evidence. This reflects positively on us and explains why we are so successful in returning refund checks to our clients.

Do you handle tangible personal property appeals?
Absolutely! We use the most up-to-date depreciation schedules and techniques available.

Will you handle the entire appeal process?
Yes! Property Tax Experts, Inc. will handle the entire administrative process (filing the petition(s)) to working with our clients in collecting, analyzing and presenting the evidence necessary to conclude with a successful appeal.

What are my out-of-pocket expenses?
The only expense of the property owner is the per property processing fee of $35.00. All other expenses are the sole cost of Property Tax Experts, Inc.

Do you have a sliding scale contingency fee?
No! Our contingency fee is a fixed rate, whether your tax refund is $1,000.00 or $75,000.00.

When may I expect to have my case heard?
The County Value Adjustment Board schedules your hearing by computer. Depending upon when and what types of property they start with, your petition may be heard anytime from late October to June of the following year.

Do you have names, addresses, and telephone numbers of clients who can attest to the competency, quality, and success of your work?
Absolutely! We want to be on your team and will gladly supply references and answer all of your questions to the best of our ability.