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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.
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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Jan
01

Buying Property? Beware Of Inflated Assessments

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Dec
13

Building Value

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Nov
18

Are You Being Taxed for your Reputation?

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Onerous Property Tax Requirements Proposed

​True to campaign promises, the new Cook County assessor has proposed sweeping legislation that borrows the most burdensome tax requirements and penalties from jurisdictions across the country. But will this enhance transparency or simply saddle taxpayers with inaccurate assessments and the need for costly appeals?

The 2018 race for Cook County...

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PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS TO PROTEST TAX ASSESSMENTS IN TEXAS

​​Learn best practices for meeting property tax deadlines and handling property tax appeals.​

Beset by ever-increasing tax assessments, Texas property owners are allowed to seek a remedy by protesting taxable property values set by appraisal districts. The property tax system can be intimidating, however, and the process is complex and fraught...

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How Office Owners Can Help Lower Sky-High Property Tax Assessments

​The American Property Tax Counsel argues that if a property tax assessment is premised on a uniform per-square-foot value, rental rate or vacancy rate for all office properties in a metro area, the assessor is likely going to overlook distinguishing factors in submarkets that could benefit building owners.

Managing fixed expenses...

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