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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.

Feb
15

How Owners Can Keep Property Tax Bills in Check

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Feb
15

New Methodology Hits Hotels with High Taxes

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Jan
15

Texas Efficient Property Tax System Could Serve as Model for Other States

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Jan
15

Now's Time to Prep '07 Personal, Industrial Property Returns

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Dec
12

Looking Back on 2006 - and Forward to 2007

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Feb
07

How to Determine Excessive Taxes

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Oct
09

Reducing Excessive Hotel Property Taxes

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Sep
08

LIHTC Project hit with Full Property Tax Burden

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Sep
07

Checklist for Hiring Best Property Tax Representative

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Sep
07

Bleak Future for Business Owners?

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Aug
09

Taxation of Business Enterprise Values

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Aug
07

How to Avoid High Property Taxes

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Aug
07

Gateway School District is Challenging Major Property Assessments

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Jul
07

Condo Converters Face a Taxing Question

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Jun
08

A Judge Makes Policy, Taxpayers Pay More

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Apr
09

Sec. 42 Owners Can Reduce Property Taxes

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Feb
07

Assessors Exploit Their Advantage

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Dec
08

Dramatic New Possibilities for Hotel Property Tax Reductions

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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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