Be Prepared for the 2012 Reassessment

All property owners in Allegheny County should be prepared for the countywide reassessment that will be effective for tax year 2012. All properties will be receiving new values upon which real estate taxes are based. Maiello Brungo & Maiello has compiled a tentative schedule of significant dates for the 2012 Reassessment Plan.

Event                                                                                                                  TentativeDate   

 New 2012 assessed valuations begin to be mailed:                           July-August 2011

Opportunity to challenge correct factual property                              Fall 2011 description errors:         

New 2012 assessments certified:                                                               January 2012

2012 assessment appeals accepted:                                                          January 2012

2012 appeal hearings begin:                                                                         January 2012

2012 appeal deadline:                                                                                  March 31, 2012

Appeal hearings continue:                                                                            Through 2012

MB&M represents property owners in real estate tax assessment appeal cases throughout Western Pennsylvania.  MB&M formulates strategies to protect the monetary interests of property owners and has a team of attorneys that handle all types of residential and commercial property appeals, large and small.  Past examples of favorable outcomes for our clients include the reduction of an assessment on a commercial bank building which saved the client over $55,000.00 in taxes; winning a tax refund of $49,396 for an office building; successfully defending a homeowner in an appeal filed by a taxing body which reduced the client’s potential tax increase by $5,587 annually; and appealing a homeowner’s assessment which ultimately saved the client $10,498 annually in real estate taxes.

We invite you to contact Attorneys Donald Walsh and Jennifer Cerce to make an appointment to discuss the assessed value of your property.  Donald can be reached at 412.242.4400 or daw@mbm-law.net. Jennifer can be reached at 412.242.4400 or jlc@mbm-law.net.

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