Who represents you and how you are represented can determine whether your appeal is successful.
No Savings, No Fee! Compensation for our service may be billed on a contingency basis - no tax savings, no fee! We also offer the flexibility of flat fees or hourly rates, depending upon clients needs.
Our top priority is to provide the highest quality service to our clients while generating the greatest tax savings possible.
DSI is a full service Tax Consulting Firm which specializes in all Facets of Real and Personal Property.
We have over 150 Years of combined experience! Our team consists of former county assessors personnel, certified public accountants, and certified general appraisers.
Structures: $1,950,000 to $1,000,000
Land: $900,000 to $900,000
Tax Savings: $11,083
Structures: $11,190,661 to $7,492,527
Land: $9,507,473 to $9,507,473
Tax Savings: $42,613
Structures: $4,965,098 to $3,620,000
Land: $2,673,512 to $1,680,000
Tax Savings: $26,946
Structures: $2,431,682 to $1,470,600
Land: $3,029,400 to $3,029,400
Tax Savings: $11,074
Structures: $24,123,000 to $13,333,000
Land: $16,167,000 to $16,167,000
Tax Savings: $124,332
Our team consists of former county assessors personnel, certified public accountants, and certified general appraisers. We believe that in order to achieve our stated objective of reducing our clients’ tax liability, we must know the market better than the assessors do. Our size, resources, and expertise enable us to effectively represent both small property owners and the largest national clients through our San Jose Office.
Annually, the assessors throughout the country publish property values which ultimately determine the owner’s tax bill amount for the upcoming year. This is a complex process that is teaming with errors and inequities. The result is a tax liability that typically represents an owner’s largest expense other than debt service. These taxes are often viewed as fixed expenses and are rarely questioned. This simply means that most people pay more than their fair share in property taxes.
Fortunately, property owners have the right to protest their property taxes by challenging the assessor’s opinion of value through the multi-level appeals process. This, too, is a complex, time consuming procedure that differs in every state. When successfully negotiated, this process can yield a large tax savings or refund to the owners. The key is to seek a competent consultant and to appeal excessive property values as necessary.
The fact is, regardless of the size of their investment, property owners cannot afford to continue paying increasingly higher tax bills without challenging their validity. We are known for the ability to provide a high quality service to our clients at a very reasonable cost. Compensation for our service may be billed on a contingency basis - no tax savings, no fee! We also offer the flexibility of flat fees or hourly rates, depending upon client’s needs.
In the real estate and personal property tax business, who represents you and how you are represented can determine whether your appeal is successful. DSI was established in 1981 and is a full-service property tax consulting firm which specializes in all facets of real and personal property tax administration. Our top priority is to provide the highest quality service to our clients while generating the greatest tax savings possible. We pride ourselves on our attentive client service and professional, honest representation. The reason for our continued growth and success is simple--We are trusted and we get results for our clients.
Review and analyze the client's property tax situation, and provide them with tax savings analysis, advice, and recommendations
Track local markets annually to assure that an equitable assessment is maintained
Analyze personal property filings in light of state and local regulations in order to establish a basis for tangible personal property taxation
Complete and file personal property returns in compliance with state and local statutes
Preparation of out of state property tax returns
Initiate the appeal process when assessments appear unfair or excessive to establish an assessment that is equitable within the taxing jurisdiction
File protective appeals to prevent improper assessments
Represent clients before the local county appeals board
Represent clients during county property tax audits
Review property tax liability and provide expected property tax costs for budgeting purposes
Review and approve for payment all tax billings from the county
Review landlord property tax billings for compliance with lease terms
Payment of out-of-state tax bills to accompany return which results in only one reimbursement check to DSI
Co-ordinate the compliance and lessee billing on equipment leases
Perform a physical fixed asset listing review to remove costs on assets no longer in use or on hand
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