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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.
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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Apr
18

Real Estate and the Yankees

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Mar
25

Don't Be Afraid to Protest Property Tax Assessments

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Mar
08

Put a Lid on Tax Caps

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Feb
27

Why Inflated Tax Assessments Persist

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Atlanta, Excessive Assessments May Be Coming

​Here's what taxpayers should do if the tax controversy now brewing causes large property tax increases

Recent headlines questioning the taxable values of Atlanta-area commercial properties may threaten taxpayers throughout Fulton County with a heightened risk of increased assessments.

Changes in the Midtown Improvement District, which extends northward from North...

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Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

​ While Texas solved the problem, your state may not have addressed the issue.

Many states tax business personal property, a classification that includes furniture, fixtures, equipment, machinery and, in some states, inventory. Whatever the jurisdiction, the values of business personal property and real estate can easily be conflated in ad...

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Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

Tax courts don't always recognize market value in setting property tax assessments.

Most real estate is taxed ad valorem, or according to the value. The theory is that each person is taxed on the value of the real property they own.

The New Jersey Constitution (Article VIII, Section 1, paragraph 1) stipulates...

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