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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.

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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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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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How Value Transfers Reduce Tax Liability

Investment value is not market value for property tax purposes because the excess value transfers elsewhere, according to attorney Benjamin Blair. But where does the value go?

When a new building enters the market with a headline-grabbing development budget, the local tax assessor is often happy to use the value stated...

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Retail Property Taxes Will Rise

​Unless assessors can recognize the challenges facing shopping centers, taxes will increase dramatically.

As retailers rise and fall in the age of Amazon, property taxes remain one of the retailer's largest operating expenses. That makes it critical to monitor assessments of retail properties and be ready to contest unfairly high taxable...

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Environmental Contamination Reduces Market Value

Protest any tax assessment that doesn't reflect the cost to remediate any existing environmental contamination.

Owners of properties with environmental contamination already carry the financial burden of removal or remediation costs, whether they cure the problem themselves or sell to a buyer who is...

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