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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.
Feb
12

Atlanta, Excessive Assessments May Be Coming

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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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Jul
23

Ohio’s Misguided Tax Fix

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Jul
10

Reduce Property Taxes Through Acquisition and Capital Project Planning

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Jun
27

Is the New Federal Tax Law a Boon for Residential Rentals?

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May
29

Cash in on Tax Savings for Green-Buildings

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May
24

Use obsolescence to lower hospital property taxes

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May
08

How the New Tax Law Affects Property Taxes

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May
08

Don’t Forget Obsolescence in Property Tax Appeals

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May
01

Understanding Intangible Assets and Real Estate: A Response to the IAAO Committee's Guide

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Apr
27

How Cook County Takes the Benefit Out of Taxpayer Incentives

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Apr
11

Look Beyond Price to Cut Property Taxes

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Apr
10

Assessment Shock and Awe in NYC, and your Properties are the Target

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Apr
04

Value the Dirt or the Dollars?

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Apr
03

Consider Appealing Assessments to Hurricane-Damaged Property

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Feb
22

Snakes In The Property Tax Woodpile

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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Atlanta, Excessive Assessments May Be Coming

​Here's what taxpayers should do if the tax controversy now brewing causes large property tax increases

Recent headlines questioning the taxable values of Atlanta-area commercial properties may threaten taxpayers throughout Fulton County with a heightened risk of increased assessments.

Changes in the Midtown Improvement District, which extends northward from North...

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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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