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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
16

Don't Lose Out on Construction Tax Exemptions

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Apr
15

Valuation Education

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Apr
14

Five Ways Property Owners May Qualify For Property Tax Exemptions In Indiana

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Mar
28

Partially Built Properties Raise Property Tax Issues

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Mar
28

Property Owners Beware

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Feb
29

Beware of Excessive Property Taxes After Government Condemnations

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Feb
17

Lighten the Load - How to Ease a Threat to Affordable Housing

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Jan
29

Seize Tax Opportunities When The Price Is Right

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Jan
22

Multifamily Investors, Don't Forget About Property Taxes

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Jan
10

Built-In Costs / Investors need to pay attention to transfer taxes when buying properties

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Dec
31

How Do I Win My Property Tax Appeal?

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Dec
31

Beware The Costs Of Hidden Capital

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Dec
10

Transfer Taxes Are Now a Costly Consideration in Real Estate Transactions

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Dec
10

A Fair Share of Taxes

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Nov
30

Shrinking Retail Footprint Complicates Taxes

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Oct
30

Big-Box Valuation Fight Jeopardizes Retail Property Profitability

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Oct
30

Six Ways to Reduce Student Housing Property Taxes

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Oct
30

Undermining A Public Purpose

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Oct
08

Overstating the Case

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Sep
01

Texas Legislature Retains Equal and Uniform Property Tax Remedy

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Sep
01

How Assessors Incorrectly Classify Property to Overstate Values

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Jul
29

A (Tax) Tale of Two Campuses

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Jul
23

Commercial Use Can Trigger Tax on Tax-Exempt Property

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Jul
22

Use Vigilance To Lower Tax Assessments

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Jul
13

The Logical and Proper Determination of The True Cash Value of Big Box Stores

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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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