Property Assessment Appeals

Diversified Municipal Services has managed thousands of property assessment appeals with significant positive results. As representatives of our clients…

Interim Assessment Management

Interim assessment in Allegheny County is complicated and difficult to manage. Diversified Municipal Services navigates this process…

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About Us

Property tax data is extremely valuable. It can assist in the collection of Earned Income Tax, Business Privilege Tax, as well as Municipal Service Fees and in addition, can be useful for property owners to ensure that the proper assessed value is assigned to their property. Diversified Municipal Services (DMS) is in the business of analyzing property information to better serve our clients.

Local property taxes represent the main revenue source for Allegheny County taxing authorities. Local budget constraints make it difficult to oversee or monitor the volume of changes, from assessment appeal results to new construction, that can affect the original certified assessed value of your jurisdiction.

DMS is in the business of assisting in the maintenance and analysis of property assessment data, including the monitoring and projection of tax appeal results, following the progress of adding new construction to the tax blotter, and reviewing “administrative change” adjustments.

In essence, DMS can coordinate the activity between you and your tax collector, building inspector and the county, to ensure proper and timely additions to your tax base and manage your Interim Assessment Program.

Our client services encompass the preparation of studies helpful in understanding the current local housing market or track the changes in your tax base, in addition to managing property tax appeal programs.

DMS has a long history of assisting counties conduct county-wide reassessment programs. Our on alert customer services is always available for general consultation on assessment and tax related issues.

Value Statement

The amount of activity that affects the property tax base can be extensive, overwhelming, and sometimes confusing. Positive outcomes of assessments, reassessments, and appeals don’t just happen. They are the result of expert data analysis and preparation, smart navigation, and well presented evidence submissions, all stemming from a knowledgebase of the property tax landscape acquired from years of hands-on experience.

The staff at Diversified Municipal Services (DMS) are experts in this landscape and knowledgeable in the field of property assessment, property tax management, and the property appeal process. We can help taxing authorities maintain fair and accurate property taxation and increase tax revenue and have been doing so since 1999.

Along the way, we have managed Allegheny County’s $40 million Lien property tax sale portfolio in 1999, assisted PA counties conduct County-Wide Reassessment Programs, while building our working knowledge of local government functions. We’ve serviced as in-house technicians and managers, consultants, and, as elected officials, and have expanded our service product line to include many aspects of local property taxation procedures and functions. Our years of experience have gained us an intimate knowledge of governments, taxing systems, and data management, all passed on to our clients during our working relationship.

Our inner developed database subscription product, www.countypropertyanalyzer.com, is widely used by individuals, law firms and real estate professionals in the Tax appeal process in Allegheny County.

Our value to our clients is our knowledge, our knowhow, our relationships, and deep knowledge of property data that figures significantly in any assessment, reassessment, or appeal process.