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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
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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Sep
28

Tax Trap in Dallas

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Sep
28

What Revaluation Means for Chicago

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Sep
23

The Silver Lining of Increased Vacancy

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Aug
27

Warning: Your Assessor Doesn't Understand Tax Credit Properties

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Aug
21

Don't Drown In Excessive Property Taxes

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Aug
03

Minimize Real Estate Transfer Taxes in Low-Income Housing Transactions

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Jul
28

Government Green

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Jul
23

Taxpayers Increasingly Use Appraisal Standards in Tax Appeals

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Jul
17

Fair Market Value Versus Intrinsic Value

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Jun
23

Disparate Treatment under City's Assessment Forgiveness Plan is Ruled Constitutional: Armour v. City of Indianapolis

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Jun
14

Taxpayers Increasingly Use Appraisal Standards in Tax Appeals

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May
31

Devise an Exit Strategy For Older Tech Campuses

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Apr
20

Value Erosion

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Apr
10

Texas' Pro-Business Environment Doesn't Extend To Property Taxes

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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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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

COVID-19 Demands New Property Tax Strategies

Commercial real estate owners should build arguments now to reduce fair market value on their properties affected by the pandemic.

The uncertainties and changes brought on by COVID-19 have had far-reaching effects on all facets of daily life. As commercial property owners position themselves to weather the storm, it is crucial...

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The Pandemic and Property Taxes: Should You Appeal Your Property’s Value?

Local and state governments are expected to see annual revenues decline by between 4.7 percent and 5.7 percent over the next three years, excluding fees to hospitals and higher education, according to Brookings. But most vital government functions continue, and soon, counties will assess property values to prepare property tax...

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Will 2021 Bring Property-Tax Relief?

COVID-19, wildfires and civil unrest all threatened property values and tax revenues in 2020, notes Foster Garvey attorney Cynthia Fraser.

Across America, 2020 transformed the urban core. Hotels sit vacant, deprived of business by travel that has been all but suspended. Restaurants under occupancy restrictions struggle to break even or have...

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