A Cautionary Case for Tax-Exempt Hospitals

A case denying a hospital a property-tax exemption is a wake-up call for not-for-profit hospitals around the country. A recent property tax case from the Tax Court of New Jersey should serve as a warning to tax-exempt medical centers and their tax advisers throughout the country. Although this case was specific to New Jersey, similar […]

Can the assessor raise the assessed value when I file a property tax appeal?

We get this question a lot. Nobody wants to get an increase in their assessed value after filing for a reduction. People want to know the risks involved in filing a property tax appeal. Assuming you have nothing to hide, such as added square footage that was not permitted by the County Building Department, there […]

How attorneys and CPAs benefit from our property tax appeal services

We don’t let the IRS determine our INCOME tax. Why let the county assessor determine our PROPERTY tax? Find out how much your clients can save by having a CPA that specializes in property taxes review both real and personal property tax payments. We have recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for our clients.      […]

How to achieve larger refunds and save property taxes forever!

Case study – How SSCPA helps our clients achieve larger refunds and save property taxes forever after “Base Year” transfers We just resolved a case in Santa Clara County which was a reassessment after a transfer of a 50,000 square foot office building to a family LLC that was a greater-than-50% change of ownership. The […]

$28,451.93 reasons we made this client smile!

Shannon and Snyder CPAs helped this Santa Clara property owner appeal their commercial property tax. The assessed value was reduced from $3,346,397 to $1,000,000 resulting in the tax refund above. Warning! The tax appeal filing season for many California counties ends SEPTEMBER 15th. The other counties are November 30th. Is it your turn to save thousands […]