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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.

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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Feb
01

Putting A Stop To The 'Hidden Property Tax'

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Dec
16

Replacement Reserves Can Significantly Reduce Property Tax Bills

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Dec
15

Market-Value Tax Assessments Under Attack

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Dec
07

Superstorm Sandy's Impact On Property Taxes

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Dec
05

In Tax Law, There Are No Insignificant Cases

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Nov
09

Why Timeshares Shouldn't Be Taxed Like Condominiums

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Nov
01

Tax Trauma - How Higher Assessments Can Cause Lower Net Rents

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Oct
20

Purchase Price Isn't Property Tax Value

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Oct
18

Why Taxing Authorities are Suing Taxpayers

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Oct
10

Recovery Complicates Retail Property Tax

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Oct
10

Beware of RevPAR in Property Tax Valuations

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Oct
05

Sounding the Alarm on Code Compliance Costs

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Sep
26

Washington's Carbon Experiment

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Aug
25

When Law Firms Collaborate, Property Owners Reap The Benefits On Their Bottom Line

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Aug
22

How to Fight Aggressive Property Tax Assessments

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Big Property Tax Savings Are Available

Millions of property tax dollars can be saved by understanding seven issues before buying real estate.

We asked property tax lawyers around the country for tax advice they wish their clients would request before an acquisition to avoid excessive taxation. Their responses, like tax laws, vary by state:

Ask Early. Transaction...

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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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