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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.

Nov
20

Will Flood Insurance Changes Put Property Values Under Water?

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Oct
31

The Price of Air - New York Ponders Fair Value for Right to Develop Taller Buildings

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Oct
30

A Reason to Challenge Tax Assessments

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Oct
27

Madness in the Method Inflates Property Assessments

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Oct
19

Use Quality Data to Fight Unfair Tax Assessments

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Oct
12

Supreme Court Rulings Help, Hurt Property Taxpayers

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Sep
30

Charlotte Caught In A Web

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Sep
22

Texas Property Tax Change Explained

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Aug
22

Annual Tax Hikes, Layoffs Threaten Chicago's Future

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Aug
04

Recovering Seattle Market Generates Property Tax Fallout

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Aug
04

Know The Process

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Aug
03

Is Your Brownfield Being Fairly Assessed?

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Jul
16

Some Justice for Taxpayers

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Jul
12

A Taxing Situation in Cleveland

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Jun
22

Scandal Fallout Threatens Los Angeles Property Tax System

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Jun
17

Three Questions Buyers Should Ask, About Utah Property Taxes

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Jun
08

Potential Tax Increase Threatens Georgia Property Owners

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Jun
06

Actual Expenses Establish Low-Income Housing Value in Dispute

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May
15

What's the Property Tax Impact of Lifestyle Centers on Enclosed Malls

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May
10

New York City Assessors Elevate Forms over Substance

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Apr
13

Taxing Times

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Apr
09

A Tax Recipe for Failure in District of Columbia

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Mar
08

Cap Rates And Property Taxes

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Mar
07

Canada: 10 provinces, 10 Tax Regimes

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Jan
01

The Supreme Court Speaks; Some Taxpayers Shudder

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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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