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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.
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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Jul
27

Oklahoma Courts Rule Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Shouldn't Be Treated As Property Income

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Jul
06

The Adventures of Valuation

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May
18

Tax Grab: Are New York Assessors Inflating Values for the Wrong Reasons?

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May
18

Weighing the Value of Valuation Methods

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May
09

Cost Approach Used to Determine Value of Taxable Property in Assisted Living Facilities Transaction

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May
05

A Growing Dilemma Over Tax Abatements

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Apr
24

The Pitfalls of Sales Comparisons

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Apr
18

Improve Your Odds of Winning Property Tax Disputes

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Apr
18

Taxes Target Green Pastures

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How Office Owners Can Help Lower Sky-High Property Tax Assessments

​The American Property Tax Counsel argues that if a property tax assessment is premised on a uniform per-square-foot value, rental rate or vacancy rate for all office properties in a metro area, the assessor is likely going to overlook distinguishing factors in submarkets that could benefit building owners.

Managing fixed expenses...

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Unfair Taxation? Governments Need to Fix the Right Problem

​Investors should be wary when taxing authorities single out properties to be assessed in a method that is inconsistent with the treatment of other taxpayers in the same class, says attorney Kieran Jennings.

Recently, The New York Times published an article on property taxes imposed on retailers under the headline "As...

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Finding Tax Savings in Free-Trade Zones

​The FTZ Act prohibits state and local taxes on tangible personal property.  Here's what you should know about the potential for reducing your tax bill.

Foreign-trade zones can offer substantial tax savings for businesses involved in various aspects of manufacturing and international trade. While there are costs involved in setting up...

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