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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

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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Oct
12

Supreme Court Rulings Help, Hurt Property Taxpayers

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Sep
30

Charlotte Caught In A Web

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Sep
22

Texas Property Tax Change Explained

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Aug
22

Annual Tax Hikes, Layoffs Threaten Chicago's Future

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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Atlanta, Excessive Assessments May Be Coming

​Here's what taxpayers should do if the tax controversy now brewing causes large property tax increases

Recent headlines questioning the taxable values of Atlanta-area commercial properties may threaten taxpayers throughout Fulton County with a heightened risk of increased assessments.

Changes in the Midtown Improvement District, which extends northward from North...

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Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

​ While Texas solved the problem, your state may not have addressed the issue.

Many states tax business personal property, a classification that includes furniture, fixtures, equipment, machinery and, in some states, inventory. Whatever the jurisdiction, the values of business personal property and real estate can easily be conflated in ad...

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Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

Tax courts don't always recognize market value in setting property tax assessments.

Most real estate is taxed ad valorem, or according to the value. The theory is that each person is taxed on the value of the real property they own.

The New Jersey Constitution (Article VIII, Section 1, paragraph 1) stipulates...

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