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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.
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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Jun
20

Taxation of New York City Real Property

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Jun
10

Presentation at Appraisal Institute and Appraisal Institute of Canada Annual Conference

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May
31

Tax Exemptions Draw Scrutiny

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May
30

Utah Tax Sales Require Due Process

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May
25

Property Tax Tip: Beware of Misleading Comp Sales

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May
01

Invalid "Dark Box" Property Tax Claims Misinform Indiana and Michigan Legislatures

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Apr
26

Add Value Through Correct Valuation

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Apr
17

Solid Base: Proper Lease Structures Can Reduce Property Taxes

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Mar
20

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Takes Up Issue of Reverse Property Tax Appeals Across State

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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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