Ferrara Fiorenza P.C.

Protecting Your Tax Base: Your District’s Role in Tax Certiorari Proceedings

In these days of revenue shortfalls, school administrators need to pay special attention to protecting their district’s tax base. One way to accomplish this is to take an active role in the legal challenges to real property tax assessments, known as tax certiorari proceedings. This program will focus on:

• Nuts and Bolts of Tax Certiorari Proceedings

• Financial Incentives for School Districts to Actively Participate in Defense of Assessment
Your Stake in Each Assessment
Lower Revenue for Districts Not Involved

• Ways to Protect Your Tax Base
Evaluating Exposure
“$5000 Threshold” to Intervene
Having a Say in the Settlement
Watching the Technicalities