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Scan And Populate Tax Software For Your Property Tax Team

Posted by Brandon Van Volkenburgh on May 27, 2020 12:10:38 PM

Imagine if your team no longer had to spend hundreds of hours each tax season on data entry. What could they be doing with all that time?

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Topics: Property tax software

Property Tax Advisory: Strategies For Better Consulting

Posted by Carl Hoemke on May 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM

No matter what you were hired specifically to do, as a property tax consultant, your ultimate goal is always the same as that of your clients: to ensure they pay only their fair share of taxes. But some property tax consulting firms deliver more value than others, not because of the type of work they do (advisory, valuation, or compliance) but because they approach the consulting process more strategically, which often translates into better (and more) work.

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Topics: Property tax advisory

A Guide To Georgia Business Personal Property Taxes

Posted by Lisa English on Apr 28, 2020 10:55:08 AM

Consistently ranking high among the 50 states for its business-friendly environment, Georgia is home to many successful Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized corporations, and small businesses alike. If your organization is considering setting up shop in the Peach State, here’s what you need to know about Georgia business personal property tax, which the Georgia Department of Revenue refers to as “tangible personal property.”

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Topics: Business personal property tax

Tax Calendar Software For Your Property Tax Team

Posted by Giselle Kretzschmer on Apr 20, 2020 12:13:26 PM

In talking with prospective customers, we’ve heard just about every possible way property tax teams try to manage deadlines:

  • Excel reports compiling dates
  • Personal Outlook calendars
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Topics: Property tax software

Property Tax Due Dates: 2020 Extensions

Posted by Giselle Kretzschmer on Apr 10, 2020 10:11:43 AM

Depending on where your organization operates in the U.S., your team might currently be working to meet an upcoming property tax deadline. However, these days are anything but business-as-usual. The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a fair number of tax jurisdictions to close in-person offices and limit their hours to keep workers safe. Many are also encouraging businesses to submit filings and payments electronically. (Tweet this!)

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Topics: Business personal property tax

What Is Tax Technology?

Posted by Brandon Van Volkenburgh on Mar 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There’s a sea change happening in the tax industry: Where the focus was once on compliance, it’s now about value—ensuring fair taxes are being paid, managing tax risk, evaluating the tax consequences of business activities, and more. Underlying this shift to a more strategic tax practice—and enabling it to happen—is a new reliance on tax technology. In this article, we’ll look more closely at what tax technology is, and how it’s changing tax practices for the better.

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Topics: Tax technology

Telecom Tax Compliance: Best Practices For Your Team

Posted by Alfonso Porras on Mar 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The telecommunications industry is fast-changing. Technology advancements—including the still-developing Internet of Things and 5G—are seemingly constant, presenting new opportunities and challenges with regard to doing business. Oftentimes, the introduction of new technology also impacts tax policy, and by extension, your tax strategies as they relate to sales and use, income, and property tax.

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Topics: Tax compliance

Business Continuity For Property Tax: 5 Things To Consider (& How We Can Help)

Posted by Carl Hoemke on Mar 23, 2020 9:56:22 AM

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the U.S. and around the world, we’ve heard from numerous clients concerned about whether the disruption will adversely affect our property tax software and data extraction service, and by extension, their tax practices. The foundation of our business has always been about giving you, our customers, the digital tools you need to thrive in any situation. Today, that mission has become more important than ever, as so many tax teams need support in continuing to work effectively away from the office, on their own terms.

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Topics: Property tax software

Commercial Property Depreciation: An Overview

Posted by Alfonso Porras on Mar 20, 2020 9:01:29 AM

Companies are known to have multiple sets of books when it comes to depreciation, and it’s not only legal but required to meet all of your tax and accounting compliance requirements. The first two sets of books companies are required to keep are for income tax purposes (IRS) and accounting depreciation (financial accounting). In property tax we primarily deal with accounting depreciation and what is known as appraisal depreciation.

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Topics: Valuation

Virginia Business Personal Property Tax: A Guide

Posted by Eleshia Matheny on Mar 6, 2020 10:41:20 AM

A consistently high-ranking state for business competitiveness, Virginia is known for having a steady tax rate and a relatively business-friendly environment. Unfortunately, however, when it comes to business personal property taxes across the Commonwealth, the only consistent thing about Virginia is its inconsistencies. This article offers a round-up of information about Virginia business personal property tax for companies doing business—or planning to do business—in the state.

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Topics: Business personal property tax