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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.

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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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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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How to Fight Excessive Property Taxes During COVID-19

Cash-strapped municipalities may look to extract more revenue from commercial properties.

It would be difficult to conceive of a more impactful event for the commercial real estate market than the coronavirus pandemic. Short of finding a cure for COVID-19, the tremendous state of flux in the sector will test the resourcefulness...

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Intangibles Are Exempt from Property Tax

Numbers of lawsuits remind taxpayers and assessors to exclude intangible assets from taxable real estate value.

A recent case involving a Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort in Orange County, Florida demonstrates how significantly tax liability can differ when an assessor fails to exclude intangible assets. For Disney's property, the tax...

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Expect Increased Property Taxes

Commercial property owners are a tempting target for cash-strapped governments dealing with fallout from COVID-19, writes Morris A. Ellison, a veteran commercial real estate attorney.

Macro impacts of the microscopic COVID-19 virus will subject the property tax system to unprecedented strains, raising the threat that local governments will turn to property...

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