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Georgia’s tax appeal “loophole” means big money for big corporations

Over the last decade, many of the owners of the city’s skyscrapers, apartment complexes, office buildings, and shopping centers have successfully argued that their tax bill was too high and beat county assessors. That means the city of Atlanta, Atlanta Public Schools, and Fulton County may be losing out on millions of dollars in annual property taxes – which increases the tax burden for regular homeowners.