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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.

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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Aug
04

Recovering Seattle Market Generates Property Tax Fallout

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Aug
04

Know The Process

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Aug
03

Is Your Brownfield Being Fairly Assessed?

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Jul
16

Some Justice for Taxpayers

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Jul
12

A Taxing Situation in Cleveland

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Jun
22

Scandal Fallout Threatens Los Angeles Property Tax System

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Jun
17

Three Questions Buyers Should Ask, About Utah Property Taxes

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Jun
08

Potential Tax Increase Threatens Georgia Property Owners

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Jun
06

Actual Expenses Establish Low-Income Housing Value in Dispute

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May
15

What's the Property Tax Impact of Lifestyle Centers on Enclosed Malls

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May
10

New York City Assessors Elevate Forms over Substance

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Apr
13

Taxing Times

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Apr
09

A Tax Recipe for Failure in District of Columbia

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Mar
08

Cap Rates And Property Taxes

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Mar
07

Canada: 10 provinces, 10 Tax Regimes

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Jan
01

The Supreme Court Speaks; Some Taxpayers Shudder

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Jan
01

Buying Property? Beware Of Inflated Assessments

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Dec
13

Building Value

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Nov
18

Are You Being Taxed for your Reputation?

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Nov
02

Guest Column: Tax Relief for Obsolete Retail Space

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Oct
23

A Taxing Issue

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Oct
17

Contingent Fee Consultants Target Large Property Owners for Tax Increases

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Oct
17

Bay Area Real Estate Recovery Creates Property Tax Appeal Opportunities

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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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