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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
02

Guest Column: Tax Relief for Obsolete Retail Space

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Oct
23

A Taxing Issue

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Oct
17

Contingent Fee Consultants Target Large Property Owners for Tax Increases

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Oct
17

Bay Area Real Estate Recovery Creates Property Tax Appeal Opportunities

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Sep
28

Tax Trap in Dallas

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Sep
28

What Revaluation Means for Chicago

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Sep
23

The Silver Lining of Increased Vacancy

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Aug
27

Warning: Your Assessor Doesn't Understand Tax Credit Properties

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Aug
21

Don't Drown In Excessive Property Taxes

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Aug
03

Minimize Real Estate Transfer Taxes in Low-Income Housing Transactions

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Jul
28

Government Green

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Jul
23

Taxpayers Increasingly Use Appraisal Standards in Tax Appeals

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Jul
17

Fair Market Value Versus Intrinsic Value

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Jun
23

Disparate Treatment under City's Assessment Forgiveness Plan is Ruled Constitutional: Armour v. City of Indianapolis

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Jun
14

Taxpayers Increasingly Use Appraisal Standards in Tax Appeals

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May
31

Devise an Exit Strategy For Older Tech Campuses

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Apr
20

Value Erosion

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Apr
10

Texas' Pro-Business Environment Doesn't Extend To Property Taxes

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Mar
26

New York City's Relentless Reassessments Raise Revenue—and Eyebrows

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Mar
08

Why "Build-to-Suits" Are Over Assessed

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Mar
05

Inaccurate Records Could Inflate Tax Assessments

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Feb
12

Can the Property Tax Code Improve D.C.'s Public Schools?

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Jan
30

Obsolescence Creates Tax-Saving Opportunities For Shopping Center Owners

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Jan
16

Facts Before Tax

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Jan
16

Industrial Park Wants Full Reassessment Review

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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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