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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.

Mar
01

Finding Tax Savings in Free-Trade Zones

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Feb
27

Tax Trap: Don't Overlook Occupancy in Property Assessments

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Feb
12

Atlanta: Undue Assessments May Be Coming

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Dec
21

Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

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Dec
19

Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

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Dec
03

Texas Hotel Owners: Proceed with Caution

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Nov
26

The Silver Tsunami Portends Excessive Tax Assessments

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Oct
23

How to Avoid Excessive Property Taxes

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Sep
28

Big Box Stores Suffer Excessive Taxation

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Sep
18

How Property Valuation Differs for Corporate Headquarters

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Sep
14

Are All Bricks Created Equal?

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Aug
08

How to Challenge Your Property Tax Assessments

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Aug
08

Oversupply, Taxes Choke Self-Storage Growth

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Jul
23

Ohio’s Misguided Tax Fix

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Jul
10

Reduce Property Taxes Through Acquisition and Capital Project Planning

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Jun
27

Is the New Federal Tax Law a Boon for Residential Rentals?

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May
29

Cash in on Tax Savings for Green-Buildings

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May
24

Use obsolescence to lower hospital property taxes

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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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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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