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Commercial Real 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

To sign up your commercial property please proceed to the sign-up page and follow the directions!

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC (BTA) is currently accepting on line sign-ups commercial properties in Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Montgomery Counties only. Please go to the sign up page and follow the directions or contact our commercial services team at

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

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!

Late Sign-ups are now open on line for Harris County properties only. Please proceed to the sign-up page and follow the directions to sign up!

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC (BTA) will be accepting on line sign-ups for residential and commercial properties in Harris County only. Please go to the sign up page and follow the directions.

If you would like to sign-up a commercial property only in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Montgomery counties.

Go to the Sign-Up tab above and follow the prompts to sign-up.

Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC offers a full complement of commercial real property tax services. Our team begins by reviewing all possible avenues for property tax value reductions to develop the best package to present for maximum reduction. Commercial Real Property, defined as your physical land and improvements, offers a variety of opportunities for reductions in its appraised value based on Uniform & Equal Comparisons, Sales & Market Comparisons, Income, Cost, and potential Exemptions. Bettencourt Tax Advisors professional team will use one or a combination of these valuation methods to prepare a Hearing Package for your property which includes computer generated comparable spreadsheets with complimentary mapping using data from BTA's proprietary computer programs. With over 5 decades working directly for the county appraisal districts, Bettencourt's experienced team of Senior Property Tax Consultants and property tax consultants know how to cut your property values. Their industry experience and knowledge works in your favor when they are presenting your property information to the appraisal district.

Basic Real Property Tax Services Available:

  • File Property Tax Protests
  • Market & Sales Analysis
  • Equity Assesment Program
  • GIS Mapping Technology
  • Attend Informal & Formal Hearings
  • File Corrections, As Requested
  • Litigation Support & Management
  • Arbitration Services

Additional Services Available to Commercial Customers:

  • Income & Cost Analysis
  • Business Personal Property (BPP) Renditions
  • BPP Inventory Appraisals
  • TCEQ Environmental Exemptions
  • Review Other Exemption Options
  • Cost Segregation
  • Annual Property Tax Budget Estimates
  • Pre-Aquisition Surveys

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

Talent & Track Record

"I have the best team of Senior Property Tax Consultants licensed by the State of Texas in the industry. We had a great year in 2013 reducing our customers' appraised property values by hundreds of millions of dollars. 2014 will be even better. Join us now!" said Paul Bettencourt, Former Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector and CEO/Owner of BTA.

Our Property Tax Consultants have over 100 years of experience in the property tax business, including over 50 years of actual work experience at county appraisal districts.The BTA team knows how to cut your property tax bills. Don't miss out, protest now!

Tools & Technology

Property tax hearing success can depend on evidence presented. Bettencourt Tax Advisors' Appeal Summary is a unique property analysis package that will show both a 2013 Sales & Market comparable plus a Uniform & Equal Property comparison on a selected home or commercial property, as well as a graphical map showing where the subject and comparable properties are located. This proprietary program has a proven track record at informal and formal hearings as it shows evidence to fight appraisal district value increases.

Pretty cool technology from "The Taxman”! Go to the welcome page to see an example of BTA's Appeal Summary package.

For our customers who own Commercial Property, we also offer expanded GIS maps that provide geographical appraised values and other comparable information on the subject property and each surrounding property in a preselected area. It's impressive! Come visit us today.

Sign-Up Today

SIGN-UP NOW, the protest deadline is fast approaching.  Go to the Sign-Up tab above and follow the prompts.

Sign-up with Bettencourt Tax Advisors today. An Appeal Summary will be included with your evidence package in the property tax hearing(s) for your residential or commercial property.AppealSummary programs are available for Harris, Galveston, Montgomery, and Fort Bend counties.

SIGN-UP NOW, the protest deadline is fast approaching.  Go to the sign-up tab above and follow the prompts.

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.

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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