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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
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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Jul
08

Custom-Built Carrots: Attracting Growth Firms Calls for Smart Incentives

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Jun
30

Retail Property Tax Valuation Debate Heats Up in Hoosier State

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Jun
30

Weigh Anchor Inducements To Sink Property Tax Bills

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Jun
26

Big-Box Retail Offers Property Tax Lessons for Industrial Owners

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May
30

A Valuable Lesson

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May
29

What's The Basis For Your Assessment?

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May
21

Texas Extends Lucrative Tax Incentive

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May
05

Property Tax Assessments Spiral Out Of Control In New York

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Apr
30

Fallacious Cap Rates Unfairly Increase Tax Burden

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Apr
30

FIGHTING BACK - Big-Box Owners Contest User-Based Tax Assessments

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Apr
01

LA's Seismic-Retrofitting Plan May Affect Property Taxes

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Mar
24

Georgia Taxpayers Risk Losing Arbitration Rights in Tax Appeals

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Mar
06

Tax Equation: Know When Your Property Tax Assessment Is Excessive

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Jan
16

Reducing Hotel Property Taxes By Properly Valuing Intangible Assets

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Jan
12

Michigan Provides Property Tax Lessons for Big Box Retail

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Jan
09

Finding Relief - Property Tax Appeals for Industrial Assets Yield Rewards

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Dec
16

Recent Cases Affirm Tax-Exempt Status of Intangible Value

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Dec
02

Beware the Income Approach to Property Tax Assessments

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Nov
19

Property Taxes Are Not A Fixed Expense

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Nov
18

How Government Machinations Can Slash Property Tax Liability

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Oct
29

New York Tax Uncertainty

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Sep
30

Why Assisted Living Is The New Property Tax Frontier

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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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