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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.

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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Sep
30

How To Discover Whether Your Tax Assessment Is Fair

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Sep
23

Does a Property's Sale Price Really Equal the Taxable Market Value

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Sep
12

Honigman State and Local Tax (SALT) - Michigan Legislature Responds to MBT Apportionment Case

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Aug
13

Honigman Property Tax Appeals Alert - Michigan's Proposal 1 Could Phase Out Some Personal Property Taxes

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Aug
10

Honigman Real Estate Tax Appeals Alert - Michigan Enacts Historic Personal Property Tax Changes

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Jul
16

Ohio Property Owners Face "Adversarial Culture" Over Taxes

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Jul
15

Protecting Taxpayers: Indiana Shifts Burden of Proof to Assessors

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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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