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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.
Jun
18

Use Restrictions Can Actually Lower A Tax Bill

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Jun
06

Nothing New About The Old ‘Dark Store Theory’

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Jun
06

Benjamin Blair: Creative Deal Structures Can Yield Tax Benefits

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Apr
25

Onerous Property Tax Requirements Proposed

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Apr
18

Protect Your Rights To Protest Tax Assessments In Texas

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Apr
18

How Office Owners Can Help Lower Sky-High Property Tax Assessments

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Mar
28

Unfair Taxation? Governments Need to Fix the Right Problem

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Mar
06

Finding Tax Savings in Free-Trade Zones

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Feb
27

Tax Trap: Don't Overlook Occupancy in Property Assessments

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Feb
12

Atlanta: Undue Assessments May Be Coming

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Dec
21

Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

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Dec
19

Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

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Dec
03

Texas Hotel Owners: Proceed with Caution

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Nov
26

The Silver Tsunami Portends Excessive Tax Assessments

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Oct
23

How to Avoid Excessive Property Taxes

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Sep
28

Big Box Stores Suffer Excessive Taxation

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Sep
18

How Property Valuation Differs for Corporate Headquarters

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Sep
14

Are All Bricks Created Equal?

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Aug
08

How to Challenge Your Property Tax Assessments

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Aug
08

Oversupply, Taxes Choke Self-Storage Growth

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Jul
23

Ohio’s Misguided Tax Fix

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Jul
10

Reduce Property Taxes Through Acquisition and Capital Project Planning

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Jun
27

Is the New Federal Tax Law a Boon for Residential Rentals?

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May
29

Cash in on Tax Savings for Green-Buildings

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May
24

Use obsolescence to lower hospital 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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