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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.
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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Feb
25

Tax Relief for LIHTC Properties

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Feb
18

Tax Law Changes Threaten California Property Owners

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Feb
07

Technology Advances - Property Taxes Retreat

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Jan
27

Start That Property Tax Review Today

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Jan
19

Finding Relief - How Co-Tenancy Clauses Can Be a Property Tax Benefit

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Jan
07

Tax Data Reveals Plunge in Atlanta Commercial Property Values

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Dec
08

Assessors Seek New Ways to Tax Business Income

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Nov
20

Why Las Vegas Property Tax Assessments Will Exceed Market Value

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Oct
23

Lack of Data Complicates Property Valuation

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Oct
15

Mistaken Reform

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Oct
08

Caught in 'The Twilight Zone'

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Sep
23

Golf Course Owners Teed Off Over Taxes

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Sep
23

The Tax Credit Conundrum

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Sep
16

Paid Rent - Not Lease Rates - Reveal Taxable Value

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Aug
23

Controversy Emerges Over Michigan Business Tax Credits for Industrial Owners

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Aug
23

Don't Forfeit Your Right to a Tax Appeal

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Jul
24

New York Wrestles with 'Takings' Rulings

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Jul
24

Is the Current Use the Highest & Best Use?

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Jun
24

Get Real About Tax Assessments

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Jun
24

New Appeal

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Jun
24

When Rent is Not Rent?

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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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