Tax Law Services

Real and Personal Property Tax Controversies

property tax controversy legal services mesa arizonaWe have extensive experience and expertise in handling all types of real and personal property valuation and classification controversies during both the administrative and judicial appeals processes, from informal discussions with local assessors all the way to the State Supreme Court.  Our lawyers represent clients in virtually every type of business and industry and all manner of property types, including: retail, hotels, hospitals, office, pipelines, aircraft, mining, assisted living, chip manufacturing, data centers, mobile home parks, power generation facilities, solar, telecom, ranching, agriculture and more.

Transaction Privilege (“Sales”) and Use Tax Controversies

corporate taxes legal aid with mooney wright moore pllc arizonaWe represent clients before the Office of Administrative Hearing and in the Courts in controversies arising from Department audits, errors in taxation or classification of business receipts, and illegal or improper taxation of receipts. For example, in many instances controversies arise in this area regarding whether a particular business activity is taxable at all, and if so, in what manner. Our lawyers have obtained favorable decisions for our clients and taxpayers on these issues in settlements, rulings from the Tax Court and in published opinions in the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Government Affairs/Legislation Counseling

MWM’s lawyers have assisted numerous clients with legislation and other rule-making matters in Arizona. In particular, our lawyers regularly offer technical expertise and testimony before legislative committees and other policy-makers about proposed or pending changes to laws, rules or regulations dealing with state and local tax issues. For example, Paul Mooney has been appointed on three separate occasions by the Governor or legislative leadership to serve as a member of Joint Legislative Committees tasked with reviewing or revising Arizona’s property tax laws related to the valuation of specific types of property in Arizona, as well as making changes to the administrative tax appeals procedures in Arizona. Our lawyers are also routinely asked to draft proposed legislation involving Arizona tax issues and review proposed legislation or provide expert testimony, if necessary, before legislative committees.

State and Local Tax Advice, Compliance and Planning

Although predominately our practice relates to controversies and litigation, we also assist clients with tax planning and strategies, compliance, and general advice.

OUR LAWYERS HAVE OVER 60 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
IN LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL TAX LAW DISPUTES.
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State & Local Tax Matters

Foreclosure, Tax Liens
& Valuation Litigation

At Mooney, Wright & Moore, PLLC, we represent clients in other types of valuation and tax controversies including excise taxes such as the GPLET (Government Property Excise Lease Tax), the Model City Tax Code, foreclosure rights and redemptions, tax lien sales, and abatement of property taxes and removal of tax liens. We also represent clients in other specialty tax matters such as luxury privilege taxes and ADOT related tax matters.

Corporate property tax law attorneys in Arizona
Residential property tax law firm in Phoenix, Arizona

EMINENT DOMAIN /
CONDEMNATION

We represent property owners in proceedings filed by various condemning authorities at all stages of the condemnation process. We have negotiated resolutions prior to litigation being filed as well as litigating complete and partial takings that could not be resolved prior to litigation. We have litigated both the valuation component of takings as well as the condemning authority’s right to take property. We have also represented landowners in inverse condemnation actions and have expertise will all aspects of the valuation process.

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