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2017 Lorman Presentation: Missouri Property Tax Appeals

On Friday, September 23, 2016, a Capes Sokol attorney will present a webinar for attorneys, accountants, commercial and residential property owners and nonprofit organizations looking to gain a better understanding of the Missouri property tax reporting requirements.

The webinar, presented by Lorman, aims to help viewers understand the process by which real estate is assessed and/or determined to be tax exempt in the State of Missouri, as well as the process for appealing those assessments and determinations.

The session entitled: “Missouri Property Tax Update” will provide tips and strategies for appealing valuation and tax exemption determinations to the Board of Equalization and the Missouri State Tax Commission. Lorman Education Services, an online accreditation supplier, provides continuing education sessions on compliance, regulatory and business topics from top professionals in their field.

Missouri Property Tax Update Agenda

The Basics of Commercial and Residential Real Estate Tax Assessment

  • Determination of Fair Market Value
  • Approved Methodologies for Determining Fair Market Value
  • Determination of Assessed Value
  • Calculating Anticipated Real Estate Tax
  • Utilization of the Mass Appraisal Approach

The Tax Appeal Process in Missouri

  • Grounds for Appeal
  • Deadlines
  • Appeals to the Board of Equalization
  • Appeals to the State Tax Commission

Strategies for Contesting Tax Assessments

  • Necessity of an Appraisal
  • Contesting the County’s Appraisal

Nonprofit Tax Exemption Appeals

  • Three Part Exemption Test
  • Common Evidence in Exemption Cases
  • Common Pitfalls

For more information and to register, please visit Missouri Property Tax Update webinar page.

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