Was your business harmed by COVID-19? You could be eligible for property tax relief.

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If your business was negatively impacted by COVID-19, you might be eligible for a property tax reduction. On April 27, 2021, Ohio enacted a special law that allows commercial property owners (and certain tenants) to apply for reductions of their 2020 property tax bill if their income-producing properties were affected by COVID-19. The law is intended to alleviate the financial impact of COVID-19 on Ohio businesses. The application process is intricate, and an experienced attorney can navigate it to optimize this valuable opportunity for a tax bill reduction.

ARPA modifications, extension of paid sick leave and family leave credits

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Dear Client: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, extended and significantly modified the payroll tax credits for qualifying sick leave and family leave wages. Below is a summary of the key provisions. Background: Both Covid-19-related credits were initially provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response …Read More

Got a High Property Tax Bill? Consider Applying for a Reduction of Your Property’s Taxable Value

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Did you recently get slapped with a surprisingly high property tax bill? Consider applying for a reduction of your property’s taxable value. Your county’s board of revision will conduct a hearing, and you will bear the burden of proving that your property was over-valued. If the board reduces your property’s value, the new value will usually apply to future tax years, which will save money on your tax bills well into the future. There are many intricacies to this process, and an experienced attorney can navigate it for you to optimize your opportunity for a value reduction.