Brent Auberry helps clients understand, comply with, and resolve disputes related to local and state taxation. He represents property taxpayers across Indiana in real property tax assessment appeals and economic development/abatement matters involving office buildings, apartments, manufacturing facilities, and other commercial and industrial properties, as well as riverboat casinos. Brent advises clients on personal property tax matters and counsels taxpayers on property tax exemptions and tax legislation. He represents taxpayers before the Indiana Department of Revenue on sales and use, income, gaming and other taxes, and property owners before the Indiana Board of Tax Review and the Department of Local Government Finance on real and personal property tax matters. Brent has appeared on behalf of taxpayers before the Indiana Tax Court and Indiana Supreme Court on numerous occasions.
Brent is the author and creator of TaxHatchet.com — a blog named in honor of his hometown high school mascot (the Washington Hatchets) that explores developments on state and local tax (SALT). The blog analyzes, discusses and summaries SALT issues, including rulings, determinations and policy initiatives by courts and administrative agencies, as well as tax legislation. Brent, who writes and speaks on a variety of state and local tax topics, has been Regional Editor for the American Bar Association's Property Tax Deskbook and is co-author of its Indiana Chapter.
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