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Our members actively educate themselves and others in the areas of property taxation and valuation. Many of APTC attorneys get published in the most prestigious publications nationwide, get interviewed as matter experts and participate in panel discussions with other real estate experts. The Article section is a compilation of all their work.
Dec
21

Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

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Dec
19

Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

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Dec
03

Texas Hotel Owners: Proceed with Caution

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Nov
26

The Silver Tsunami Portends Excessive Tax Assessments

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Oct
23

How to Avoid Excessive Property Taxes

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Sep
28

Big Box Stores Suffer Excessive Taxation

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Sep
18

How Property Valuation Differs for Corporate Headquarters

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Sep
14

Are All Bricks Created Equal?

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Aug
08

How to Challenge Your Property Tax Assessments

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Aug
08

Oversupply, Taxes Choke Self-Storage Growth

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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

​ While Texas solved the problem, your state may not have addressed the issue.

Many states tax business personal property, a classification that includes furniture, fixtures, equipment, machinery and, in some states, inventory. Whatever the jurisdiction, the values of business personal property and real estate can easily be conflated in ad...

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Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

Tax courts don't always recognize market value in setting property tax assessments.

Most real estate is taxed ad valorem, or according to the value. The theory is that each person is taxed on the value of the real property they own.

The New Jersey Constitution (Article VIII, Section 1, paragraph 1) stipulates...

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Texas Hotel Owners: Proceed with Caution

Confusion Regarding Tax Code's Rendition Requirements Creates Penalty Trap

A provision in the Texas Property Tax Code requires hotel assessments based on an income analysis to include personal property. However, misunderstanding associated rendition requirements can cause unexpected penalties for hotel owners.

In Texas, both real and personal property are taxed at 100...

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