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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/18/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

ILLINOIS Chicago property tax relief approved for spouses of fallen emergency workersCurbed ChicagoMany residents in Chicago are waiting to hear if Lightfoot will increase property taxes to close the budget deficit, but a new ordinance will provide a bit ... IOWA Hi...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/17/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

COLORADO Opinion: Don't consider property tax exemption with CCMontrose Daily PressVoters around the state will soon receive their ballots for the 2019 election. This year, we'll be considering a measure called Proposition CC. ILLINOIS New Cook County Property A...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/16/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

INTERNATIONAL German liberal party threatens to veto property tax reformXinhuaBERLIN, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Germany's liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) has threatened to veto the upcoming major tax reform for landowners, ... CONNECTICUT ANALYSIS: Tax-exempt properti...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/15/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

ARIZONA As if you needed another reason to be outraged at Maricopa County AssessorPaul Petersen ...AZCentral.comOpinion: Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen won't be missed as he's away fighting charges that he was running an illegal adoption ring. NEW YORK Town...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/14/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL AT&T adds 7% to Internet bills with bizarre “property tax” feeArs TechnicaAT&T has been charging business Internet customers a "property tax" fee, claiming it needs to charge the fee to recover AT&T's own property taxes. ARIZONA Indicted Assessor Paul Peter...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/11/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL Report: Illinois is the least tax-friendly state in America, and Iowa isn't far behindQuad City TimesThat's according to the 2019 Tax Map from Kiplinger, which examines state and local taxes on income, sales, property and gas, among others. Which US Cities ...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/10/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MINNESOTA St. Louis County gives go-ahead for downtown Duluth apartmentsDuluth News TribuneThe funding comes as part of a tax abatement package which already ... with Commissioner Keith Nelson calling it "reasonable tax abatement" with ...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/9/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

ARIZONA Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen indicted in adoption fraudAZCentral.comMaricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen has been indicted in an adoption fraud scheme, the Arizona Attorney General's Office confirmed late ... CALIFORNIA Couple that sold their hom...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/8/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

CONNECTICUT East Hartford settles Pratt & Whitney tax complaint, will pay back about $1.6 millionHartford CourantThe town has settled a property assessment complaint with Pratt & Whitney, agreeing that the jet engine maker overpaid about $1.56 million in taxes ... IOWA ...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/7/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL Property taxes lift community college revenue as enrollment ebbsEducation DiveAlthough enrollment at community colleges has been declining for about a decade, property tax revenue and state funding have kept their operations ... FLORIDA Acupuncture Tax Figh...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/4/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 04, 2019 | 0 Comments

ILLINOIS Emanuel raised taxes to get city worker pension funds on a 'path to solvency.' The shortfall ...Chicago TribuneFormer Mayor Rahm Emanuel's series of tax hikes was painful, but he promised the extra .... Property taxes were raised for police and fire pensions. ...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/3/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL This is the least tax-friendly state in America — and California doesn't even crack the top 10MarketWatch1 spot on the list, thanks in large part to their very high property taxes. That was followed by Connecticut and New York, both of which have pretty high ... ILLI...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/2/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL Analysis: New Jersey, New Hampshire, Illinois have highest property tax ratesDaily AstorianLocal governments collect these taxes to support infrastructure, schools, and public safety. Property tax is determined by a local tax assessor's office. The 10 Least...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/1/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

INDIANA Hope company granted tax abatementThe RepublicHOPE — The Hope Town Council has approved a 10-year tax abatement for a Hope manufacturer. Indiana Custom Fabrication has purchased ... MAINE York's $4.5 billion property value ranks No. 2 in MaineSeacoastonline....

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/30/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

CALIFORNIA Property values see nearly $1 billion increaseAppeal-DemocratAssessment rolls are prepared by each county's assessor annually and highlight each county's taxable value. Totals include locally assessed rolls ... INDIANA Southlake, Lake County Assessor att...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/27/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL If You Live on a Yacht in the US, Do You Have to Pay Property Taxes?Mansion GlobalEvery week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax ... A. Those always at sea may be able to avoid property taxes, according to J. Dirk ... Startup Uses AI to ...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/26/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

LOUISIANA New Orleans City Council wants nonprofits to pay more in taxes, but obstacles are manyNOLA.comJ.P. Morrell, on the other hand, argued that the Assessor's Office could do ... But Assessor Erroll Williams said his office is already doing much of that ... Cou...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/25/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

ILLINOIS Cook County commercial property tax bills 10 times higher than similar counties in Indiana ...North Cook NewsThe following story originally ran on the Illinois Business Alliance website: Some Cook County small businesses pay property tax bills that are more ... MISSO...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/24/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

GEORGIA Georgia Supreme Court Rules LIHTCs are Not 'Actual Income' in Assessing ValueNovogradacLowndes County Board of Tax Assessors, the court concluded that LIHTCs do not constitute “actual income” and highlighted that tax assessors are not ... LOUISIANA New prope...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/23/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

IDAHO Internet and phone service failures disrupt Teton County officesLocalNews8.comOffices now closed include: Assessor, Planning and Building and Affordable Housing. The Treasurer is unable to process transactions, but will be ... A Conservative Perspective: The I...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/20/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

COLORADO Record Number Of Homeowners Protest Reappraisals Larimer CountyCBS DenverNow, County Assessor Bob Overbeck, who was hired this year, says he is trying to make improvements. “I'm dedicated to improving the process. ILLINOIS Floodplain flap: Is assessor's fix...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/19/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

COLORADO Colorado's oil & gas development pays its own way — and then somecoloradopolitics.comFor example, while North Dakota does not impose ad valorem taxes on oil and natural gas production, Colorado does and, often, at a high rate. FLORIDA GREATER FORT LAUDERDAL...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/18/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

CANADA When is a farm not a farm? When it's not selling Christmas treesCBC.caThe assessor paid a site visit last November and disagreed. According to the ruling, she "concluded that some trees were ready to be harvested in ... ARKANSAS Statewide error forces assesso...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/17/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

GEORGIA Claxton to Raise Property Taxes 40.5%All On GeorgiaThe city clerk said she would contact the tax assessor's office Tuesday to find out. Councilwoman Lisa Perry asked Branch how long the millage rate ... NEBRASKA Nebraska property tax ballot drive gains steam...

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/16/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

ILLINOIS Millions in Tax Breaks for Ed Burke's Law Clients Fronted by Fellow AldermenBetter Government Association (BGA)The measures were for industrial businesses in Burke's 14th Ward whose owners also were clients of Burke's property tax law firm, Klafter & Burke. INDIANA ...

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