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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.

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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Oct
12

Supreme Court Rulings Help, Hurt Property Taxpayers

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Sep
30

Charlotte Caught In A Web

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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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