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Bill Faulkner

Vice President

Property Tax


Bill leads an experienced group of property tax professionals throughout the United States with a focus on personal property tax assessments. He ensures DMA’s property tax services meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. Bill partners with clients in the areas of consulting, tax planning, tax minimization, and audit defense. He performs detailed reviews of clients’ personal property tax assessments and compliance filings to make recommendations and determine areas of tax savings. Bill performs inspections of clients’ facilities, represents clients in audit negotiations, and assists with filing necessary tax documents. His knowledge and experience enable him to negotiate lower tax values at an informal level and successfully defend valuations before assessing jurisdictions and Boards of Appeal. In addition, Bill successfully negotiates abatements and incentives for clients.



30+ years in State and Local Tax; 26 years in property tax; 27 years with DMA


  • Completed several thousands of personal property tax assessment review projects
  • Represented clients in over 500 personal property tax audits and audit appeals
  • Expert in maximizing exemptions related to pollution control, inventory, manufacturing, and recycling
  • Negotiated abatements and incentives for over $1B in investment
  • Provided expert testimony before various jurisdictional and government authorities, including State and Local Boards of Appeal, State Tax Commissions, and Tax Court
  • Generated $100M+ in property tax savings for clients
  • Extensive experience in researching real estate markets, analyzing properties, and negotiating reductions at all levels
  • Former auditor with the Indiana Department of Revenue
  • Previously worked as a Tax Manager in DMA’s Sales and Use Tax Division
  • Testified before Indiana Senate subcommittee regarding proposed tax changes and reform

Connecticut | Indiana | Kentucky | Maryland | Michigan | Missouri | North Carolina | Ohio | Virginia | West Virginia



Automotive | Energy & Utilities | Healthcare | Leasing | Manufacturing | Mining | Pharmaceuticals



PTES – Property Tax Enterprise System, Excel, CoStar



  • Bachelor in Accounting – Kelly School of Business at Indiana University
  • Indiana Level II Certified Appraiser
  • Member of Indiana CPA Society’s Tax Resource Advisory Council
  • Featured speaker for the Tax Executives Institute (TEI), Council on State Taxation (COST), Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT), and DMA educational forums
  • Completed numerous courses in property valuation through professional organizations such as the International Association of Assessing Officers and IPT