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Florida Business Personal Property Tax: A Guide

Posted by Lisa English on Feb 3, 2020 8:37:39 AM

Do you do business in the Sunshine State? If so, you’ll need to get familiar with its policies regarding property tax. This article highlights some important information about Florida business personal property tax and property tax. For even more details, check out the Florida Department of Revenue’s Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

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Topics: Business personal property tax

10 Essential To-Do’s For Property Tax Compliance

Posted by Lisa English on Jan 27, 2020 9:37:13 AM

Business personal property tax is no simple matter—certainly not one that can be covered by a single blog post. There’s always more to learn and do in order to improve your compliance processes and make sure you’re paying the right amount. (Check out our blog for a ton of information on those topics.) But at a foundational level, personal property tax compliance hinges on a few important basics. Get these pieces right and you can feel confident you’re fulfilling the requirements correctly.

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Topics: Property tax, Property tax compliance

Property Tax Done Right: Solutions For Tax Compliance & Fair Payment

Posted by Lisa English on Nov 13, 2019 9:54:06 AM

No matter what kind of business you are or where you’re located, property taxes cannot be ignored. Tax compliance—not only following the rules of filing but actually paying the taxes themselves—isn’t something to take lightly; the consequences of noncompliance could be devastating for any company.

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Topics: Tax compliance

4 Steps To Cleaning Your Data For A New Property Tax Management System

Posted by Lisa English on Aug 28, 2019 1:37:34 PM

Whether you’re considering transitioning to new property tax management software or you’re a first-time user, the road to implementing a new property tax tool can be a long one. No matter what software you end up transitioning to, though, one thing is certain: You’ll only get the full benefit of the software if the data you put into it is clean and accurate.

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Topics: Property tax

3 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Homegrown Property Tax Software

Posted by Lisa English on Jul 25, 2019 9:41:11 AM

Is your tax team currently using a homegrown tool to manage your company’s property taxes? You may be in that position for any number of reasons—you’re a small-enough company that your solution seems sufficient for the job; you expect you’ll have to pay more for vendor software than you do for your annual tax liability; or maybe you’ve simply been doing things the same way for so long that you haven’t investigated your options lately.

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Topics: Property tax software

A Sample Property Tax Appeal Letter & Tips For Successful Filing

Posted by Lisa English on Jun 20, 2019 2:23:00 PM

Taxes are still one of the certainties in life (it’s nice to know some things haven’t changed since the 18th century), but the same can’t be said for the amount of taxes paid. Thanks to the property tax appeal process, valuation amounts are never set in stone—as long as you take full advantage of your right to challenge an unfair assessment.

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Topics: Property tax appeals

Alabama Business Personal Property Tax: A Breakdown

Posted by Lisa English on Jun 17, 2019 3:26:08 PM

Our clients who file Alabama business personal property tax returns have different perspectives on the state’s timing: Some see it as having an early return due date; others see it as having a late return due date. That’s because Alabama has an unusual tax year compared to other states. Learn more about that—and a few other highlights of Alabama’s property tax practices and policies—below.

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Topics: Alabama business personal property tax

TotalPropertyTax Software: 3 Ways It Makes Your Job Easier

Posted by Lisa English on May 28, 2019 5:01:00 PM

“Simplified workflows”

“Fewer clicks”

“Intuitive design”

These are all terms that have been used to describe TotalPropertyTax (TPT), the most advanced property tax software in the industry. But what, exactly, do those terms mean as applied to daily use, and how do they impact the user experience?

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Topics: Property tax

Property Tax Comparison By State For Cross-State Businesses

Posted by Lisa English on May 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you’re operating your business in multiple states—or are contemplating putting down roots in another state—tax policies and obligations are probably already top of mind.

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Topics: Property tax

Making The Case For Property Tax Software

Posted by Lisa English on Mar 27, 2019 2:28:04 PM

Are you researching property tax software options in an effort to switch from your current solution? Or maybe you’re trying to build a case to convince higher-ups (or other members of your team) to get on board with a new implementation. Either way, you’re in the right place.

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Topics: Property tax software