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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.

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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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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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How Value Transfers Reduce Tax Liability

Investment value is not market value for property tax purposes because the excess value transfers elsewhere, according to attorney Benjamin Blair. But where does the value go?

When a new building enters the market with a headline-grabbing development budget, the local tax assessor is often happy to use the value stated...

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Retail Property Taxes Will Rise

​Unless assessors can recognize the challenges facing shopping centers, taxes will increase dramatically.

As retailers rise and fall in the age of Amazon, property taxes remain one of the retailer's largest operating expenses. That makes it critical to monitor assessments of retail properties and be ready to contest unfairly high taxable...

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Environmental Contamination Reduces Market Value

Protest any tax assessment that doesn't reflect the cost to remediate any existing environmental contamination.

Owners of properties with environmental contamination already carry the financial burden of removal or remediation costs, whether they cure the problem themselves or sell to a buyer who is...

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