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#006: Property Taxes in Oil and Gas with Drew Harold

In today’s episode, Drew Harold, director of state and local tax with Crest Tax Partners, talks about the importance of overcommunication within your team when it comes to property taxes in your organization. and how his experience in the field helped him gain a better perspective when it came to dealing with taxes.


1:53 How Drew got his start in oil and gas

4:18 Tips on internally managing communication about property tax

7:03 Most important aspects of effectively managing your company’s property taxes

11:14 Differences in the ways states arrive at a property’s market value

15:29 The importance of oil and gas companies being involved in governments

17:28  Opportunities for oil and gas companies to utilize various technologies related to their property tax

19:04 Reduced rates, incentives, exemptions, and tax liabilities for property taxes

22:11 Where to start when taking a closer look at your property taxes

About Drew Harold:

Drew is currently the Director of State and local tax with Crest Tax Partners. Prior to Crest, Drew spent 11 years with Chesapeake Energy in various state and local tax rolls including managing the property tax and sales and use tax groups. Prior to Chesapeake Drew was an industrial appraiser for Pritchard and Abbot in their Houston, TX office. With these various roles Drew is an energy industry professional with experience in property valuation, state and local tax planning, negotiating with state and local governments, providing legislative testimony related to state and local tax policy, and internal and external stakeholder communications.

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