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Maryland Property Tax

Do you have the most effective strategies for managing real and personal property tax? Understanding how Maryland's unique property tax system works is crucial to developing a strategy to reduce the tax burden. These reference materials will provide practical answers to your most pressing questions about property tax assessments, appeals and exemptions. Get the information you need to analyze your property tax situations, and learn proven techniques for getting results. Don't wait - order today. Benefits for You •Leave with a comprehensive knowledge of the newly enacted rain tax •Successfully navigate the assessment appeal •Revamp how you approach property tax issues for real property and personal property •Find out what you need to know about transfer taxes and exemptions Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe real property taxes including assessments and valuation. •You will be able to discuss property tax exemptions. •You will be able to explain real and personal property tax appeals. •You will be able to review recordation and transfer taxes.
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Agenda

Overview
— John B. Gontrum
  • The Comptroller's Office
  • SDAT
  • The Clerks of the Court
  • The Local Assessors
  • Maryland Tax Court
Personal Property Tax
— Stuart Levine
  • Taxable Property
  • Setting of Tax Rates
  • Valuation and Assessment
  • Assessment Procedures Generally
Real Property Taxes Including Assessments and Valuation
— John B. Gontrum
  • Storm Water Fees
  • Rain Tax
Property Tax Exemptions
— David Borinsky
  • Exemption Filngs and Appeals
  • Recent Developments
  • Pitfalls to Avoid
Personal Property Tax and Tax Abatement Essentials
  • Personal Property Basics
  • Update on New Regulations
  • Reporting Personal Property
  • Review and Assessment
  • Tax Abatement Overview
Real and Personal Property Tax Appeals
— Stuart Levine
  • The Personal Property Tax Appeals Process
  • The Real Property Tax Appeals Process
  • Appeals of Grace
  • Settlements
Recordation and Transfer Taxes
— Jeffrey A. Markowitz
  • The Statutory Scheme
  • Exemptions
  • New Developments - IDOTs
  • Planning Opportunities
  • Income Tax Withholding Rules
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John B. Gontrum

John B. Gontrum – Moderator

Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP

  • Partner in the Real Estate Section in the Towson office of Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • Over 35 years of experience representing industrial, commercial and residential developers, businesses, institutions and individuals on a wide variety of land use, zoning and development issues
  • Ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of real estate: land use, and by The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of land use and zoning law
  • Fellow, Maryland State Bar Foundation; board member, Baltimore County Bar Foundation; member, MBIA Land Development Council; past president, Baltimore County Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, Duke University School of Law; B.A. degree, Duke University
  • Can be contacted at 410-832-2055 or [email protected]
David Borinsky

David Borinsky

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

  • Founder and owner of The Come Home Baltimore Fund, which renovates abandoned homes in poor neighborhoods and sells them to market-rate, unsubsidized homebuyers
  • Last seen practicing law as a department head at a large Baltimore law firm
  • Lectured on business law, Federal income taxation, community development and other topics at University of Baltimore, Morgan State University and in various bar and professional settings
  • Former law columnist for the Maryland Gazette; sample articles include "Courts Rule Hot Dog Recruitment Practices Not Kosher", "Good Asset Protection is Better than Bad Anything Else" and "Scrooge McDuck, the World’s First MBA Waterfowl"
  • Member Maryland Bar
  • LLM degree, New York University; J.D. and B.A. degree, University of Virginia
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Stuart Levine

Law Offices of Stuart Levine, LLC

  • Law Offices of Stuart Levine, LLC
  • Former chairman of the special committee on limited liability companies established by the Sections of Taxation and Business Law of the Maryland State Bar Association
  • Former co-chair of the Prototype Drafting Project of the Limited Liability Subcommittee of the Committee on Partnerships and Unincorporated Businesses of the ABA Section of Business Law
  • Reviewed comments submitted by the ABA Section of Taxation to the Internal Revenue Service on the entity classification (check-the-box) regulations
  • Adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and in the graduate tax program at the University of Baltimore
  • Former chair of the Section of Taxation of the Maryland State Bar Association
  • Recognized by clients and colleagues as one of Maryland’s top attorneys in the annual Super Lawyer and Best Lawyers surveys
  • J.D. degree, University of Baltimore; LL.M. degree in taxation, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A. degree, University of Maryland in College Park
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Jeffrey A. Markowitz

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

  • Principal in the Baltimore, Maryland, office of Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of sophisticated tax areas, including corporate, partnership and international taxes, and provided tax and business structuring advice on strategic joint ventures and real estate transactions
  • Frequent lecturer in the area of choice of business entity, including the use of limited liability companies; and served on two ad hoc committees of the Maryland State Bar dealing with revisions to the Maryland General Partnership Act and the Maryland Limited Partnership Act
  • Former adjunct professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Speaker and writer of several publications related to the area of tax and choice of entity, including, “Drafting Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements”, Southeast Business Tax Forum, Taxation of Business Transactions, Atlanta, Georgia, May 27, 2010
  • Member of the American Bar Association, Section of Tax, Corporate Tax Committee; the Maryland Advanced Tax Institute, chair, 2000; the Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Taxation, chair, 2003; the Maryland State Bar, Committees on Revised Uniform Partnership Act 1997 and Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act 2002
  • Received the Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009 from the University of Baltimore
  • Best Lawyers, 2011 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Order of the Coif and research/projects editor of the Villanova Law Review, Villanova School of Law; B.S. degree, summa cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi, Villanova University
  • Can be contacted at 410-385-3523 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 392341
Published 2013
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