Property Tax

Property Tax Expert Witness Solutions

Many industries have experienced a dramatic change in real and personal property values due to changes in the economy, technology and regulation. This creates a volatile property tax environment, which can result in a dispute between a company and taxing authorities over the valuation of real and personal property for ad-valorem taxation.

Property Tax Expert Witness Services for Property Owners & Taxing Authorities

The Tapanen Group has been providing property tax expert witness services for companies and taxing authorities for decades.  Our litigation support services helps solve complex property tax issues with industry-specialized property tax appraisals, property tax consulting, and property tax expert witness testimony. We have provided property tax expert witness testimony in a number of jurisdictions throughout the country and even set precedent for case law in several states.

Property Tax Expert Witnesses with Unmatched Qualifications & Expertise

Our property tax expert witnesses have backgrounds that include MBA degrees in finance, engineering, tax, and business, giving us a distinct advantage and skillset that benefits all of our litigation support clients.

Ad-Valorem Appraisal and Insurance Litigation Support Services:

  • Audit Preparation & Defense
  • Assessment Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Fixed Asset Reconciliation
  • New Construction Tax Segregation Studies
  • Functional & Economic Obsolescence Studies
  • Real and Personal Property Valuations
  • Industry-based Depreciation Studies
  • Pretrial & Litigation Support Consulting

Industry-Specific Ad-Valorem Appraisal Solutions:

In addition, our selected industry verticals help us to understand how to better appraise integrated facilities, providing solutions to your unique property tax challenges in these highly specialized industrial environments.

Asset Classes We Provide Property Tax Expert Witness Services For:

  • Industrial Real Estate
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Integrated Industrial Facilities (inclusive of all tangible assets)
  • Intangible Assets & Business Enterprise Value
  • Pollution Control & Exempt Assets
  • Licensed Vehicles & Rolling Stock
  • Integrated Industrial Facilities


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Read more about our lead property tax expert witnesses Larry J. Tapanen and Tim M. Landolt, ASA, MBA

The Tapanen Group is the leading provider of expert witness services and litigation support for industrial properties and special-use facilities across the United States. Our expert witness services include: expert witness testimony, litigation support, appraisal valuation consulting. Our expert witness team is led by Tim M. Landolt, ASA, MBA and Larry Tapanen. For more information about our expert witness and litigation support services, call us at 916-273-9670 or click here to contact us online.