Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is devoted to providing the highest quality legal representation and advice to owners of residential, commercial and industrial real estate in Pennsylvania tax assessment appeals. We also provide guidance to nonprofit organizations that may be entitled to exemption from Pennsylvania property taxes.
Our clients own multi-tenant office buildings, corporate headquarters buildings, assisted care facilities, warehouses, golf courses, retail buildings, multi-unit housing and residential homes in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe and Montgomery counties and the surrounding areas. We work closely with you and quality appraisers and financial and valuation specialists.
We also have experience and a deep understanding of the complexities of public utility appeals governed by Pennsylvania’s Public Utility Realty Tax Act (PURTA), which allow us to creatively address assessment challenges.
We have represented nonprofit organizations in the Lehigh Valley and the many counties in its surrounding areas. While we have developed a particular focus on healthcare real estate, including hospitals and medical office buildings, our successes also include higher education facilities, charter schools and numerous other nonprofit clients that hold real estate property – from warehouses to office spaces.
Historically, tax assessment appeals initiated by taxing authorities were a relatively infrequent occurrence. Property owners would find their property reassessed only upon the occurrence of certain events: a county-wide reassessment, a significant modification to the property, such as an addition, or an appeal filed by the taxpayer seeking a reduction. Recently, these appeals have become […]
For the third consecutive year, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC has been named by the readers of Lehigh Valley Business both the Top “Business Law Firm” and Top “Mergers & Acquisitions Firm” in the region. Thousands of votes were cast in Lehigh Valley Business’ reader rankings, and the results were published on October 7, 2019. […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. has again been selected as one of The Morning Call’s “Top Workplaces” at a ceremony on March 6. This was the sixth consecutive year the Firm earned a place on the list. At the ceremony, the Firm ranked third in the “Small Employers” category, and the highest ranking law firm […]