Tom Paine – Specialized Residential Tax Analyst

    As a native of San Diego and having focused on his career in real estate Mr. Paine has first hand experience with the fluctuating cycles in the California real estate markets. Tom brings a wealth of knowledge in the appraisal process and has an impeccable record in his ability to affect fair market valuations. Tom joined Protax LLC in early 2009 as a specialized tax analyst and consultant.

    Tom prepares tax studies, submits roll recommendations, negotiates with county assessor’s offices and testifies before Assessment Appeals Boards throughout California. He is available to collaborate with clients to assess their needs and goals.

    Prior to his employment with Protax LLC, Tom operated a real estate appraisal company which serviced many financial institutions. Tom’s professional training began in 1989 and he obtained his real estate appraisal license in 1993. He is a member of the California Association of Taxpayer Advocates (CATA).

    His supervisor, Jack Gray describes Tom as the tireless worker.