Valuation Analyses - January 2021
CALIFORNIA APPELLATE COURT AFFIRMS REASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY THAT WAS SUBJECT TO A TRANSFER BETWEEN A CORPORATION AND A FAMILY TRUST
A California appellate court has affirmed a trial court decision that upheld the Los Angeles County Assessor’s reassessment of a property, which was subject to a transfer between a corporation and a Trust that owned all of the voting stock in the corporation.
OHIO COURT AND BOARD OF TAX APPEALS DETERMINE EVIDENCE NOT SUFFICIENT TO ADJUST VALUE BASED UPON PURPORTED MEMBERSHIP TRANSFERS
In two unrelated cases, the Cleveland Municipal School District Board of Education “BOE” filed increase cases alleging that an increase was warranted based upon an entity transfer.
INDIANA TAX COURT UPHOLDS BOARD OF REVIEW’S DECISION FINDING THE COST APPROACH TO BE THE BEST INDICATION OF THE PROPERTY'S MARKET VALUE-IN-USE
This case involved the 2014-2017 valuation of a 194,860 square foot “big box” retail store built in 2014. The 2016 assessment was $11,878,900.
WASHINGTON COURT OF APPEALS UPHOLDS CLASSIFICATION OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AS REAL PROPERTY FIXTURES IN AFFIRMING VALUATION OF MANUFACTURING FACILITY
The Washington Court of Appeals upheld a superior court’s decision affirming the state Board of Tax Appeals (the “BTA”)’s valuation of a manufacturing facility, concluding that the BTA had correctly rejected the property owner’s appraisal and correctly classified the facility’s 18,000 items of machinery and equipment (“M&E”) as fixtures instead of personal property
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Indiana Tax Court Upholds Board of Review’s Decision Finding that Lowe’s Appraisal Evidence Lacked Probative Value
Massachusetts Appeals Court Affirms Tax Board’s Valuation of Cooperative Senior Housing Complex
Tennessee State Board of Equalization Grants a $9 Million Value Reduction for a Regional Mall
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Denied a Big-Box Retailer’s Request for a Lower Property Value
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Grants Autozone’s Request to Review Whether School District’s Monetary Threshold for Assessment Appeals Violates Constitution’s Uniformity Clause
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