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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/11/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 11, 2021 | 0 Comments


Walmart, Ark. County Settle $71M 'Dark Store' Tax Disputes
Walmart settled a $71 million assessment dispute with an Arkansas county over the value of 10 properties that centered on the so-called dark store theory, in which the company argued the properties...


Tax Commission: Bannock County commercial appraisals running below market
Idaho State Journal
Officials with the Idaho State Tax Commission said Thursday Bannock County's commercial appraisals have generally fallen well below market value.


Kaegi is giving tax breaks to vets on pricey homes even though they don't qualify
Chicago Sun-Times
In Winnetka, Kaegi gave the disabled veterans property tax break to the owner of a 12,000-square-foot home the assessor's office valued at just over $3 million. 


Kan. Panel Sides With Walmart In $125M 'Dark Store' Tax Row
Walmart Inc. or its subsidiaries owned all but one of the properties, with the remaining property at issue leased from a third party. In 2019, the board reduced...


Luxury hotel project in Crossroads fails to win incentives
Kansas City Business Journal 
Developers' efforts to win incentives to support their plan to build a five-star, $63.5 million luxury hotel in the Crossroads Arts District appear to have hit a dead end...


NH Justices Affirm Board's Property Tax Abatement Dismissal
A New Hampshire tax board properly rejected a property tax abatement challenge by condominium owners after finding there wasn't reasonable cause to omit signatures and certifications on their abatement applications...


Trump Claims NYC Is Overtaxing Park Avenue Tower Retail Space
Former President Donald Trump claims New York City is seeking too much in property taxes on the retail space in his condominium tower at 59th Street and Park Avenue and asked a judge to order them reduced.


Ohio Arby's Property Should Be Valued At Sale Price, Board Rules
The Board of Equalization's assessor failed to demonstrate that the sale price was affected by the amount of rent charged in the lease in comparison with...

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...


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