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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.

Jul
24

New York Wrestles with 'Takings' Rulings

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Jul
24

Is the Current Use the Highest & Best Use?

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Jun
24

Get Real About Tax Assessments

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Jun
24

New Appeal

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Jun
24

When Rent is Not Rent?

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May
24

Valuation Dispute Strategies - 4 Easy Pieces

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Apr
24

The Appeal of Tax Appeals

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Apr
24

Easing the Stress of Distressed Properties

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Feb
25

How To Contest Clawbacks Provisions

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Jan
25

New Taxman Tightens the Screws

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Dec
31

Thinking Outside the Box

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Dec
31

New Appraisal Principles for Tough Times

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Dec
31

Trouble Coming in 2010 Assessments

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Oct
31

Low Income Housing Valuation

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Oct
31

Property Tax Reform Goes Awry

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Oct
01

Health Care Property Tax Exemption Issues Loom Large

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Aug
01

New Method to Reduce REIT Property Taxes

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Aug
01

Don't Lose Your Tax Appeal Rights

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Jun
04

Controlling LIHTC Property Taxes

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Jun
01

Shouldering a Costly Burden

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May
05

Retail Landlords Face Quandary

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Apr
05

Taxpayers Take More Hits

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Feb
05

Reassessing Market Value

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Jan
05

Battling Excessive Taxation in Economic Downturns

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Jan
05

Gain Control of Property Taxes

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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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