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Business Personal Property Tax Services

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC has the TALENT, TOOLS, TECHNOLOGY, and TRACK RECORD to reduce your property tax bills. Click on the link below to learn more about it.

"Taxman’s" Tip: How BTA Can Reduce Your Property Taxes

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC (BTA) is currently accepting on line sign-ups for residential and commercial properties in Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Montgomery Counties. Please go to the sign up page and follow the directions.

Or, you can contact our team at

Litigation and Arbitration are a Viable 3rd Step in the Property Appeal Process

The clock is ticking...
You only have 45 days to file Arbitration, or 60 days to file Litigation, from the date of your ARB Final Order!


Do you think your property tax value should be lower than your Appraisal Review Board (ARB) hearing result?

  • Filing a Judicial Appeal or Arbitration can save you nearly 10% more on average!
  • BTA has specialized in Litigation and  Arbitration for the past 5 years.
  • BTA's Senior Property Tax Consultants and Tax Agents are especially trained in the BTA Way on Judicial Appeal Methods to save you money on your tax bills.


Sign up with the best Arbitration and Litigation Teams in the business!


The Rendition Filling Deadline for Texas is April 15th. Sign up with Bettencourt Tax Advisors today to file your rendition on time. Our team of BPP property tax consultants are ready to go to work for you. They will also file a Freeport Exemption for you if your inventory qualifies. Call BTA today to sign up (713)263-6100.

Filing renditions on time and protesting your Business Personal Property (BPP) can save you money in penalties and property taxes. The State of Texas mandates that Business Personal Property (BPP) must be rendered annually. It defines BPP as "items that can be owned, but are not attached to the land"; property that is used to produce income. Business Personal Property is any property you own that is used for business purposes. It is not your real property. BPP generally includes computers, equipment, fixtures, furniture, inventory, machinery, supplies, vehicles and other items in your place of business or related to your business that are moveable wihtout causing damage to itself or the associated real property.

Bettencourt Tax Advisors' senior property tax agents and property tax agents have years of experience that can help you gain the best results. Understanding how your county depreciation schedules are applied to different types of equipment and inventory can have a large impact on your bottom line. There are 254 counties in Texas and many have their own depreciaton method. BTA's experts have years of experience working with these different county depreciation methods and know how to apply them to reclassify items, as necessary, to correctly report your BPP.

Business Personal Property Tax Services Available:

  • Manage Deadlines
  • Review BPP History & Exemptions
  • Assist Customer to Establish Fair OPV
  • File Renditions
  • Agressive Valuation Protest
  • Aggressive Valuation Appeals
  • File Corrections, As Requested
  • Litigation Support & Management

Sign-Up Today!

Paul Bettencourt has assembled a great Property Tax Consultant team that has the TALENT, TECHNOLOGY, TOOLS & TRACK RECORD to provide excellent service and outstanding results on your Business Personal Property, Commercial, and  Residential accounts.

SIGN-UP NOW, Bettencourt Tax Advisors will file your rendition for you, then file a protest on your behalf to continue the fight to lower your property tax values.  Go to the Sign-Up tab above and follow the prompts. 

Sign-Up Today! Contact our BPP team for more information. Please call the office at (713) 263-6100 and ask for someone in the Commercial/Business Personal Property Department, or you can e-mail us at

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC on-line account sign-up for 2017 commercial and residential hearings has been extended through midnight Monday, May 30th for Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Montgomery counties. My BTA Team has had great results in the early hearings. Don't miss out, sign up today!

Please go to the sign up page and follow the directions.


Once you complete your Appraisal Review Board hearing, the clock starts ticking...


45 days to file Arbitration or 60 days to file Litigation from the date of your ARB Final Order!


Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC (BTA) has Litigation and Arbitration Teams ready to help you save money on your tax bills! Contact BTA's Experienced Litigation and Arbitration Teams

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