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Member News: Patricia Atkins, Catherine Collins, Lisa Lowry

Published in State Tax Notes October 19, 2015 is the article “Real Estate Transfer Taxes: Widely Used, Little Conformity” by Patricia Atkins, Associate Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, with co-authors Catherine Collins and Lisa Lowry. The article reviews the current status of real estate taxes related to the transfer and recording of deeds and mortgages in the states and localities. It utilizes data obtained through the Significant Features of the Property Tax project, a joint venture between the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. The website can be accessed by all at no cost at https://www.lincolninst.edu/subcenters/significant-features-property-tax/ and makes available additional data on other property tax topics.