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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.

Mar
26

New York City's Relentless Reassessments Raise Revenue—and Eyebrows

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Mar
08

Why "Build-to-Suits" Are Over Assessed

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Mar
05

Inaccurate Records Could Inflate Tax Assessments

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Feb
12

Can the Property Tax Code Improve D.C.'s Public Schools?

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Jan
30

Obsolescence Creates Tax-Saving Opportunities For Shopping Center Owners

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Jan
16

Facts Before Tax

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Jan
16

Industrial Park Wants Full Reassessment Review

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Jan
15

Inflated Taxes Threaten Phoenix Property Owners

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Jan
10

Still Under Appeal

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Jan
01

Six Questions for Tax Counsel's Stephen Paul

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Dec
08

Six Steps to Managing Property Taxes for Multiple Assets

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Nov
20

Is a Consensus Emerging on LIHTC Property Valuations?

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Nov
20

Why Las Vegas Property Owners Should Challenge Their Tax Assessments

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Nov
16

Prepare now for Allegheny County Real Estate Assessments

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Nov
08

Recipes to Reduce Property Taxes Can Ease the Pain of Challenging Economic Times

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Nov
08

Bay Area Governments Expand the Use of Transfer Taxes to Boost Collections

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Oct
27

A Highest and Best Use Analysis Can Reduce Property Tax Liability

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Sep
29

Combatting the Road Less Traveled

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Sep
25

Lower Your Property Taxes with High Tech Tools

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Sep
25

How Eden Prairie Mall Challenged the Minnesota Tax Court

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Sep
25

Distribution Center Dilemma

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Aug
29

Pittsburgh Exemplifies Pennsylvania's Property Tax Discord

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Aug
27

Knowing Your Demographics Can Reduce Taxes

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Aug
25

A Proper Property Tax Strategy Saves Money

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Aug
16

Property Taxation Runs Amok in the District of Columbia

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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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