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Property Tax Resources

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.

May
09

Cost Approach Used to Determine Value of Taxable Property in Assisted Living Facilities Transaction

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May
05

A Growing Dilemma Over Tax Abatements

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Apr
24

The Pitfalls of Sales Comparisons

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Apr
18

Improve Your Odds of Winning Property Tax Disputes

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Apr
18

Taxes Target Green Pastures

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Apr
18

Real Estate and the Yankees

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Mar
25

Don't Be Afraid to Protest Property Tax Assessments

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Mar
08

Put a Lid on Tax Caps

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Feb
27

Why Inflated Tax Assessments Persist

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Feb
25

Tax Relief for LIHTC Properties

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Feb
18

Tax Law Changes Threaten California Property Owners

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Feb
07

Technology Advances - Property Taxes Retreat

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Jan
27

Start That Property Tax Review Today

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Jan
19

Finding Relief - How Co-Tenancy Clauses Can Be a Property Tax Benefit

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Jan
07

Tax Data Reveals Plunge in Atlanta Commercial Property Values

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Dec
08

Assessors Seek New Ways to Tax Business Income

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Nov
20

Why Las Vegas Property Tax Assessments Will Exceed Market Value

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Oct
23

Lack of Data Complicates Property Valuation

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Oct
15

Mistaken Reform

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Oct
08

Caught in 'The Twilight Zone'

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Sep
23

Golf Course Owners Teed Off Over Taxes

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Sep
23

The Tax Credit Conundrum

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Sep
16

Paid Rent - Not Lease Rates - Reveal Taxable Value

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Aug
23

Controversy Emerges Over Michigan Business Tax Credits for Industrial Owners

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Aug
23

Don't Forfeit Your Right to a Tax Appeal

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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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