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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.

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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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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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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