Practice Areas & Industries: Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C.


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Fineman Krekstein & Harris lawyers represent residential, commercial and industrial property owners in real estate tax assessment appeals. Our attorneys have been successful, repeatedly, in obtaining significant tax savings for our clients. Such results are often achieved at the administrative level, without the necessity for litigation.  The Firm’s practice is especially well known in Philadelphia and is a leading law firm in handling property tax assessment appeals in Philadelphia.

Representative Matters

  • Fineman, Krekstein & Harris achieved real estate tax reductions for 3300 individual condominium owners in tax assessment appeals to a local government board.
  • The Firm was successful in having real estate taxes significantly reduced for a commercial land owner whose project had been stalled because of financing issues.
  • The Firm was successful in having the real estate taxes lowered for large multifamily landlords whose vacancy rates and rental income had been impacted by economic conditions.

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Philadelphia Tax Alert
S. David Fineman,Gary A. Krimstock, May 15, 2013
Over the last year, there has been uncertainty regarding Philadelphia real estate taxes for tax-year 2013. Recently enacted state legislation along with unsettled and shifting budget discussions at Philadelphia City Council have added to the confusion. Accordingly, we have summarized below some...