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    7 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies For Companies Large And Small

    Posted by Giselle Kretzschmer on Dec 14, 2021 7:30:00 AM

    The holidays are meant to be a time of joy. While that may be true in our personal lives, work is another matter. Businesses are often scrambling to handle last-minute tax matters and plan for the year ahead.

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    Topics: Business Personal Property Tax, Property Tax Management

    Your Quick Guide To Michigan Business Personal Property Taxes

    Posted by Misti Tanzy on Dec 13, 2021 7:00:00 AM

    Michigan business personal property taxes, when compared to other states, are fairly straightforward. For example, while some states have hundreds of different return forms—one for each county—Michigan is one of several states with a single standardized return form for all jurisdictions.

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    Topics: Property Tax Management, States

    A Quick Rundown On Business Personal Property Tax Audits

    Posted by Misti Tanzy on Aug 9, 2021 2:48:41 PM

    If you’ve worked with property taxes for any length of time, you know audits are an unfortunate reality. Just when you were sure you had everything just right—all your assets tied to the right locations, placed in the right asset classifications, and depreciated appropriately—an auditor points out various errors and wrong decisions, and calls out your unorganized recordkeeping.

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    Topics: Business Personal Property Tax, Property Tax Management

    Property Tax In The Telecommunications Industry

    Posted by Carl Hoemke on Mar 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

    The telecom industry has some unique aspects of assessment that don’t apply to other industries. In this post we’ll cover the issues associated with telecommunications tax assessments so you can ensure accurate valuation.

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    Topics: Property Tax Management, Company Updates

    6 Property Tax Return Form Changes In 2019

    Posted by Lisa English on Feb 28, 2019 2:45:21 PM

    With many property tax return form deadlines upon us (most are between late February and mid-May), it’s a busy time of year for tax professionals. It may be part of your process to compare this year’s business personal property forms with last year’s, in which case it’s good to know when a form has changed. Most forms don’t change from one year to the next, and even when they do, the changes rarely impact the way you’ll prepare or file. But having a heads-up about the differences can help speed up the process—and sometimes even prevent mistakes.

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    Topics: Property Tax Management

    Is Your Property Tax Management Software Holding You Back?

    Posted by Brandon Van Volkenburgh on Aug 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

    If you’re still using the property tax management software you bought 15+ years ago, you might be thinking, it still works, so why switch?

    If that’s the case for you, I’m glad you stopped by. Whatever tool you’re currently using almost certainly improved your team’s productivity 15 years ago, but it would probably fall short by today’s standards. Why? Because it uses outdated technology that keeps your property tax team working the same way it did one or two decades ago. Even though the software is still functional, it lacks the sophisticated tech advancements used in more modern tools—those that can actually give your team a competitive edge. Think about it this way: If you were sizing up a new software today, would the fact that it’s operational be enough to sell you on it? I’m guessing the answer would be no.

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    Topics: Property Tax Management

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