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Property Tax Resources

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
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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Jul
15

Turning the Tide

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Jun
16

Accounting For E-commerce In Retail Property Values

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May
30

Multifamily Boom May Skew Property Tax Assessment Systems

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May
13

Don't Stack The Tax Deck Against Yourself

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May
08

Property Assessments Present Opportunities to Reduce Taxes

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Apr
17

Identifying Intangibles

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Mar
11

Kansas Legislature To Reform Property Tax Appeals Process?

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Mar
11

Rocky Top Tax Relief

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Mar
10

Utah Assessors Argue Against Fair Market Value

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Feb
12

Pittsburgh Taxpayers Face Double Jeopardy on Assessments

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Jan
19

Highest And Best Property Use: Why Does It Matter?

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Jan
18

Bay Area Real Estate Recovery Bolsters Proposition 13

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Jan
13

Owner, Beware

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Dec
31

Case Study: If The Build-To-Suit Fits.....

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Dec
18

South Carolina Taxpayers Play 'Dating Game'

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Dec
09

Is History Repeating Itself in Multifamily Rental Space?

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Dec
09

Answer to a Question Posed to Members of the Real Estate Forum Editorial Advisory Board

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Nov
30

Eagle Ford Shale Ignites Boom

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Nov
20

Will Flood Insurance Changes Put Property Values Under Water?

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Oct
31

The Price of Air - New York Ponders Fair Value for Right to Develop Taller Buildings

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Oct
30

A Reason to Challenge Tax Assessments

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Oct
27

Madness in the Method Inflates Property Assessments

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Oct
19

Use Quality Data to Fight Unfair Tax Assessments

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

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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Unfair Taxation? Governments Need to Fix the Right Problem

​Investors should be wary when taxing authorities single out properties to be assessed in a method that is inconsistent with the treatment of other taxpayers in the same class, says attorney Kieran Jennings.

Recently, The New York Times published an article on property taxes imposed on retailers under the headline "As...

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Finding Tax Savings in Free-Trade Zones

​The FTZ Act prohibits state and local taxes on tangible personal property.  Here's what you should know about the potential for reducing your tax bill.

Foreign-trade zones can offer substantial tax savings for businesses involved in various aspects of manufacturing and international trade. While there are costs involved in setting up...

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