Tom Dillon is a member of the Business and Tax Practice Group, working primarily out of the Grand Rapids Office. Tom’s work primarily involves complex property tax litigation involving a wide range of properties, including power plants, mines, and large industrial and commercial properties. While he primarily represents municipalities, he also represents taxpayers and his representation spans across a wide range of property tax issues, including valuation and exemptions, such as charitable exemptions, principal residence exemptions, and qualified agricultural property exemptions. He also represents several municipalities in “big box” and hotel valuation appeals.
In addition to his property tax work, Tom represents taxpayers in state tax controversies and has assisted clients in general business, tax and corporate planning. He has presented at the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants Annual Tax Conference and is a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers. His articles have been published in The Michigan Tax Lawyer and The Michigan Assessor (Michigan Assessor Association).
Recent Blog Posts
Michigan Bankruptcy Blog
Tax Law Blog
- Shining a Light on Dark Stores, The Michigan Assessor (Michigan Assessor Association), November 1, 2021
- Municipality Wind Turbine Tax Revenue at Risk as Utilities Continue to Press Tax Appeals, Municipal Law News, October 12, 2021
- 642(c) Pooled Income Funds: Unique Advantages to new Charitable Compensation Plans-Part One, Foster Swift Business & Tax Law News, October 9, 2018
News & Events
- All The Updates You Need For Michigan Property Taxes, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), November 3, 2022
- Will Your Commercial Clients Appeal MI Property Tax Assessments?, MICPA: Michigan Tax Conference 2021, November 3, 2021
- Foster Swift Elects Three New Shareholders, Ingham County Legal News, January 30, 2023
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 2016, magna cum laude
University of Michigan, B.A. 2013
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan