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Real Estate Tax

Klehr Harrison has developed one of the most respected real estate tax practices in the region. Our Real Estate Tax Subgroup is led by Lawrence Arem and Carl Primavera and is comprised of members of the firm’s Real Estate and Finance, Tax and Litigation Practice Groups. Our group has successfully represented all types of property owners in a variety of real estate tax matters resulting in significant savings to our clients.  

The attorneys in this group are able to anticipate situations that may become costly to the client down the road and advise clients accordingly during the acquisition process and beyond on all types of real estate tax matters. Our attorneys appear regularly before administrative agencies such as the Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes and Philadelphia Tax Review Board. We also routinely represent clients in real estate tax litigation before all courts in the Commonwealth. Specific areas of expertise include the following:

  • real estate tax assessment appeals
  • real estate tax abatements
  • non-profit real estate tax exemptions
  • tax increment financing
  • Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZs)
  • historic tax credits
  • new market tax credits
  • low-income housing tax credits
  • realty transfer taxes
  • use and occupancy taxes
  • parking taxes
  • façade and conservation easements
  • like-kind exchanges
  • taxation of REITs