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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.
Jul
01

Are You Leaving Property Tax Savings On The Table

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Jun
20

Taxation of New York City Real Property

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Jun
10

Presentation at Appraisal Institute and Appraisal Institute of Canada Annual Conference

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May
31

Tax Exemptions Draw Scrutiny

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May
30

Utah Tax Sales Require Due Process

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May
25

Property Tax Tip: Beware of Misleading Comp Sales

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May
01

Invalid "Dark Box" Property Tax Claims Misinform Indiana and Michigan Legislatures

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Apr
26

Add Value Through Correct Valuation

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Apr
17

Solid Base: Proper Lease Structures Can Reduce Property Taxes

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Mar
20

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Takes Up Issue of Reverse Property Tax Appeals Across State

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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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