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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.

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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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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American Property Tax Counsel

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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