Tuesday, 05 February 2019 14:25

Focus Friday – Friday, February 15th 8:30 – 10:00 am: Focus on The Mecklenburg County ReValuation

This month’s Focus Friday will examine the Mecklenburg County ReValuation as property value notices hit mailboxes across the county. Both commercial and residential properties are seeing steep increases in assessed value.
Our Focus Friday includes a presentation from Carolina Revaluation Services - a joint venture between Shaheen Law, PLLC and The McIntosh Law Firm P.C. Carolina Revaluation Services was formed to assist residential and commercial property owners appeal their North Carolina Property Tax Assessments.

Attendees to the Focus Friday will hear:

• What to expect in the property tax revaluation appeals process
• How to best navigate the property tax revaluation appeals process
• How is this recent revaluation going to affect you and your business

Speakers include former North Carolina Senator Jeff Tarte and the McIntosh Law Firm Founder and Past Chamber Board Chair Bob McIntosh.
Focus Friday is a public policy program of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce which examines community and legislative issues from multiple perspectives. While intended for Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce members and community leaders, guests are welcome by RSVP to the Chamber at 704-892-1922.

The program is presented by Novant Health - Huntersville Medical Center and sponsored by Business Today and WSIC 100.7 FM. The program is emceed by Public Policy Chairman Jason Colvin.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, with approximately 900 business members, represents the Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius, and greater Lake Norman regional business community.

About our Speakers

Jeff TarteFormer N.C. Senator Jeff Tarte

Senator Jeff Tarte was the author and primary sponsor of legislation that fixed the flawed 2011 Mecklenburg County property tax revaluation. His work returned over $90M to Mecklenburg County property owners. Senator Tarte is retired from the Senate, but remains the driver of legislative updates to the Machinery Act, which are the statues that govern the processes for conducting mass appraisals by governing taxing authorities.

Jeff has an informal work group of seven county tax assessors from across the state and a citizens work group with expertise in property tax matters addressing property tax revaluation processes and rules as appropriate. Jeff has a 35 year professional career consulting as a Partner at Ernst & Young, in sales at IBM, and running his own international consulting firm. He has consulted to clients in virtually every U.S. state as well as in five foreign countries.

Senator Tarte has a long and extensive record of public service spanning several decades. He previously served three terms as the Mayor of Cornelius and three terms in the NC State Senate. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, College of Commerce and Business Administration, Economics and Duke University, Fuquay School, Exec Ed, Finance

Robert “Bob” McIntosh

Bob McIntosh grew up in Pineville, was educated in the Mecklenburg County public schools, graduating from South Mecklenburg High School in 1980. He graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984 with a BS in Criminal Justice and from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1987 with a Juris Doctor.

He entered the practice of law in Wake County in 1987, coming back to Charlotte in 1988, and moving his practice to its current location in Davidson, North Carolina in 1997.bob mcintosh 15

Bob established The McIntosh Law Firm in 1997 to make a positive difference for our community by providing local, accessible legal services. His areas of practice include Collections, General Civil Litigation, Business & Transactional Law and Trust Administration. In addition to the law practice, Bob owns and manages several pieces of real property so he is familiar with property taxation and valuation from an owner’s prospective as well as a lawyer’s prospective.


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