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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.
Apr
27

How Cook County Takes the Benefit Out of Taxpayer Incentives

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Apr
11

Look Beyond Price to Cut Property Taxes

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Apr
10

Assessment Shock and Awe in NYC, and your Properties are the Target

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Apr
04

Value the Dirt or the Dollars?

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Apr
03

Consider Appealing Assessments to Hurricane-Damaged Property

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Feb
22

Snakes In The Property Tax Woodpile

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Feb
01

Missing Property Tax Deadlines Costs Money

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Jan
30

Attorney: Owners Need to Investigate Whether Possible Tax Increases from New Tax Law can be Abated

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Jan
05

RETAIL SUFFERS FROM EXCESSIVE TAX ASSESSMENTS Assessors attempt to ignore market realities when valuing retail property.

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Jan
05

Struggling with Vacancy? You May Get a Break on Property Taxes

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Dec
30

Time for your Annual Property Tax Check

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Nov
14

Oregon Law Offers Potential For Property Tax Reductions

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Nov
14

Property Taxes Should Reflect Retail’s Apocalyptic Times

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Sep
28

Where Has All The Value Gone In Retail?

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Sep
25

Louisiana: Tax Exemption For Partially Completed Construction?

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Sep
11

Misnaming, Misusing The Dark Store Theory

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Sep
01

Don't Let Taxing Authorities Kill Your Deal

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Aug
22

Delaware Court Unlocks Opportunities to Reduce Property Tax Burden

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Aug
03

Property Owners Celebrate Fair Taxation Ruling by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

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Jul
10

Tax Rules Clarified For Section 42 Housing

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Jul
07

Lifting the Veil on Chicago and Cook County Real Estate Taxes

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Jul
01

Are You Leaving Property Tax Savings On The Table

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Jun
20

Taxation of New York City Real Property

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Jun
10

Presentation at Appraisal Institute and Appraisal Institute of Canada Annual Conference

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May
31

Tax Exemptions Draw Scrutiny

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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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