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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.

Sep
30

How To Discover Whether Your Tax Assessment Is Fair

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Sep
23

Does a Property's Sale Price Really Equal the Taxable Market Value

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Sep
12

Honigman State and Local Tax (SALT) - Michigan Legislature Responds to MBT Apportionment Case

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Aug
13

Honigman Property Tax Appeals Alert - Michigan's Proposal 1 Could Phase Out Some Personal Property Taxes

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Aug
10

Honigman Real Estate Tax Appeals Alert - Michigan Enacts Historic Personal Property Tax Changes

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Jul
16

Ohio Property Owners Face "Adversarial Culture" Over Taxes

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Jul
15

Protecting Taxpayers: Indiana Shifts Burden of Proof to Assessors

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Jul
15

Turning the Tide

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Jun
16

Accounting For E-commerce In Retail Property Values

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May
30

Multifamily Boom May Skew Property Tax Assessment Systems

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May
13

Don't Stack The Tax Deck Against Yourself

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May
08

Property Assessments Present Opportunities to Reduce Taxes

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Apr
17

Identifying Intangibles

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Mar
11

Kansas Legislature To Reform Property Tax Appeals Process?

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Mar
11

Rocky Top Tax Relief

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Mar
10

Utah Assessors Argue Against Fair Market Value

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Feb
12

Pittsburgh Taxpayers Face Double Jeopardy on Assessments

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Jan
19

Highest And Best Property Use: Why Does It Matter?

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Jan
18

Bay Area Real Estate Recovery Bolsters Proposition 13

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Jan
13

Owner, Beware

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Dec
31

Case Study: If The Build-To-Suit Fits.....

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Dec
18

South Carolina Taxpayers Play 'Dating Game'

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Dec
09

Is History Repeating Itself in Multifamily Rental Space?

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Dec
09

Answer to a Question Posed to Members of the Real Estate Forum Editorial Advisory Board

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Nov
30

Eagle Ford Shale Ignites Boom

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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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