Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill 126, which ushers in the most significant changes to Ohio real property tax valuation contests in decades. This new law imposes new limits on the ability of school boards to file complaints to increase real valuation as well as limits the participation of school boards to participate in decrease cases filed by property owners.
Property owners or anyone involved in leasing real property in the State of Ohio should attend this webinar to learn about how these changes may affect currently pending tax year 2021 cases and implications for future filings beginning in tax year 2022. Anyone involved in buying or selling real property in Ohio should also attend to learn about things to consider in future commercial transactions as it relates to real property taxes.
For more information on House Bill 126, click here for our recent client alert or complete the form to register.
Nicholas is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the tax group. His practice focuses on real property tax valuation disputes and appeals. Nicholas has assisted clients in over 40 states in managing real property tax assessments including contesting assessments where appropriate. Engagements range from portfolio-wide representation to individual properties. In Ohio, Nicholas has served as lead counsel in more than 25 real property tax valuation cases before the Ohio Supreme Court. In addition, he has served as lead counsel in scores of Ohio Board of Tax Appeals cases and has appeared before more than 60 of Ohio’s 88 county boards of revision.
Andrew is a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the tax group. His practice is focused on real property tax valuation disputes and appeals throughout the United States. Andrew has obtained substantial real estate tax reductions for retail, office, industrial, multifamily and other types of commercial properties in more than 20 states. In addition to appearing before the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals and more than 25 county boards of revision in Ohio, Andrew has appeared before numerous other state and local tax appeal boards across the country on behalf of taxpayers.
Lauren is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the tax and probate group. Her practice is focused on state and local taxes, with an emphasis on real property tax valuation disputes and appeals. Lauren has represented clients across the country and in Ohio before numerous county boards of revision, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, Ohio Appellate Courts, and the Ohio Supreme Court. Lauren also assists clients in real estate transactions, including helping with preparing real estate tax provisions utilized in underwriting, drafting real estate tax provisions in sale and lease agreements, and pursuing the resulting real property tax cases.
Lindsay is an attorney in the Vorys Cleveland office, a member of the tax group and a member of the firm’s national real property taxation group. Lindsay’s practice is focused on real property tax valuation disputes and appeals, and she assists clients in managing and contesting real property tax assessments in Ohio and across the country. She has reviewed, evaluated and contested assessments in more than 20 states. In Ohio, Lindsay has significant experience before the Boards of Revision, including those in northeast Ohio, and at the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals.