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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.

May
08

How the New Tax Law Affects Property Taxes

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May
08

Don’t Forget Obsolescence in Property Tax Appeals

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May
01

Understanding Intangible Assets and Real Estate: A Response to the IAAO Committee's Guide

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Apr
27

How Cook County Takes the Benefit Out of Taxpayer Incentives

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Apr
11

Look Beyond Price to Cut Property Taxes

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Apr
10

Assessment Shock and Awe in NYC, and your Properties are the Target

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Apr
04

Value the Dirt or the Dollars?

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Apr
03

Consider Appealing Assessments to Hurricane-Damaged Property

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Feb
22

Snakes In The Property Tax Woodpile

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Feb
01

Missing Property Tax Deadlines Costs Money

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Jan
30

Attorney: Owners Need to Investigate Whether Possible Tax Increases from New Tax Law can be Abated

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Jan
05

RETAIL SUFFERS FROM EXCESSIVE TAX ASSESSMENTS Assessors attempt to ignore market realities when valuing retail property.

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Jan
05

Struggling with Vacancy? You May Get a Break on Property Taxes

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Dec
30

Time for your Annual Property Tax Check

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Nov
14

Oregon Law Offers Potential For Property Tax Reductions

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Nov
14

Property Taxes Should Reflect Retail’s Apocalyptic Times

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Sep
28

Where Has All The Value Gone In Retail?

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Sep
25

Louisiana: Tax Exemption For Partially Completed Construction?

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Sep
11

Misnaming, Misusing The Dark Store Theory

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Sep
01

Don't Let Taxing Authorities Kill Your Deal

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Aug
22

Delaware Court Unlocks Opportunities to Reduce Property Tax Burden

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Aug
03

Property Owners Celebrate Fair Taxation Ruling by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

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Jul
10

Tax Rules Clarified For Section 42 Housing

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Jul
07

Lifting the Veil on Chicago and Cook County Real Estate Taxes

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Jul
01

Are You Leaving Property Tax Savings On The Table

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Use Restrictions Can Actually Lower A Tax Bill

​Savvy commercial owners are employing use restrictions as a means to reduce taxable property values.

Most property managers and owners can easily speak about their property's most productive use, in addition to speculating on a list of potential uses. Not all of them, however, are as keenly aware of their property's...

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Nothing New About The Old ‘Dark Store Theory’

Statutory law continues to require that assessors value only the real estate, not the success or lack thereof, by the owner of the real estate.

Assessors and their minions frequently take the position that an occupied store is more valuable than an unoccupied store, a conclusion commonly referred to as the...

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Benjamin Blair: Creative Deal Structures Can Yield Tax Benefits

​Managing expenses is one of the best ways to ensure the long-term profitability of investment properties, and prudent developers know the importance of carefully monitoring and challenging property tax assessments. But student housing, as a subsector populated largely by tax-exempt educational institutions, presents unique opportunities to minimize taxes for some...

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