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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
10

Transfer Taxes Are Now a Costly Consideration in Real Estate Transactions

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Dec
10

A Fair Share of Taxes

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Nov
30

Shrinking Retail Footprint Complicates Taxes

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Oct
30

Big-Box Valuation Fight Jeopardizes Retail Property Profitability

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Oct
30

Six Ways to Reduce Student Housing Property Taxes

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Oct
30

Undermining A Public Purpose

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Oct
08

Overstating the Case

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Sep
01

Texas Legislature Retains Equal and Uniform Property Tax Remedy

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Sep
01

How Assessors Incorrectly Classify Property to Overstate Values

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Jul
29

A (Tax) Tale of Two Campuses

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Use Restrictions Can Actually Lower A Tax Bill

​Savvy commercial owners are employing use restrictions as a means to reduce taxable property values.

Most property managers and owners can easily speak about their property's most productive use, in addition to speculating on a list of potential uses. Not all of them, however, are as keenly aware of their property's...

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Nothing New About The Old ‘Dark Store Theory’

Statutory law continues to require that assessors value only the real estate, not the success or lack thereof, by the owner of the real estate.

Assessors and their minions frequently take the position that an occupied store is more valuable than an unoccupied store, a conclusion commonly referred to as the...

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Benjamin Blair: Creative Deal Structures Can Yield Tax Benefits

​Managing expenses is one of the best ways to ensure the long-term profitability of investment properties, and prudent developers know the importance of carefully monitoring and challenging property tax assessments. But student housing, as a subsector populated largely by tax-exempt educational institutions, presents unique opportunities to minimize taxes for some...

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