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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.

Dec
11

Big Boxes and Industrial Plants Unfairly Taxed

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Dec
08

Freeze Act May Reduce Your Property Taxes

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Dec
08

421a Changes Increase Property Taxes

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Dec
07

New Opportunity for Hotel Property Tax Reductions

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Nov
14

Property Tax Bills Arrive, as Does the Deadline to Appeal

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Nov
11

Cha-Ching

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Nov
01

Reduce Property Taxes By Using the Cost Approach

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Oct
09

Taxpayers beware! Property Bills Come This Month

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Sep
11

What's Fair Market Value?

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Aug
02

Equal and Uniform Arguments Reduce Hotel Taxes

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Jul
11

How to Fight High Property Taxes

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Jun
27

Use Caution When Applying Cap Rates from Sales Surveys

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Jun
13

Tips for Reducing Affordable Housing Property Taxes

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Jun
13

Industrial Obsolescence

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Jun
12

Consolidation Raises Tax Opportunities and Challenges

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May
13

Industrial Equipment as Real Estate

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May
13

Direct Impact

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Apr
14

How to Fight High Property Taxes?

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Mar
15

Don't Get Boxed in By Excessive Taxes

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Mar
15

Defending Against Property Taxes

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Mar
13

April 1 An Important Date for Property Taxpayers

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Feb
15

How Owners Can Keep Property Tax Bills in Check

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Feb
15

New Methodology Hits Hotels with High Taxes

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Jan
15

Texas Efficient Property Tax System Could Serve as Model for Other States

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Jan
15

Now's Time to Prep '07 Personal, Industrial Property Returns

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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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