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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/1/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL

Pension Investors Bet on New York and San Francisco Office Space
Business Insider
The market for office space in top-tier cities like San Francisco and New York has floundered during the pandemic — but pension funds and other large institutional investors are pouncing on the opportunity to scoop up bargains.


FLORIDA

Solar panel tax fight goes to high court
My Panhandle
A tax fight about a solar-panel array at a Panhandle military base has gone to the Florida Supreme Court. Gulf Coast Solar Center I, LLC, filed a notice Wednesday...


MASSACHUSETTS

Manchester's principal assessor retires
Gloucester Daily Times
Ginny Thompson, Manchester's principal assessor for more than 26 years, gets a hug from a friend during a small retirement ceremony Thursday outside Town Hall...


MICHIGAN

Mich. Bill Would Tie Biz Property Tax Exemption To Inflation
Law360
Michigan would adjust for inflation the $80,000 value threshold of industrial and commercial personal property eligible for a personal property tax exemption under a bill introduced in the state House of...

Detroit moves to yank $8M incentive for phantom Packard Plant project
Deadline Detroit
"The tax abatement that was awarded to support the project envisioned for this property is without a project," Luke Polcyn, deputy group executive for Jobs...


MISSOURI

Luxury Crossroads hotel will drive KC population boom, developers say during third stab at project
Kansas City Business Journal
Will the Kansas City Council give a standing ovation to incentives for a $63.5 million luxury hotel near the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts or boo the latest version of the request offstage?


OHIO

Clark County commissioners OK enterprise zone agreement with aircraft sales company
Springfield News-Sun
An aircraft sales company that moved into the Springfield–Beckley Municipal Airport earlier this year will receive a 60% tax abatement for 10 years.


TENNESSEE

Tenn. Tax Board Lowers Walgreens' Property Assessments
Law360
A Tennessee tax appeals board lowered the assessments of two Walgreens properties, finding in one of its two decisions that a value estimate for improvement from a Walgreens expert was more...

TEXAS

State Representative Erin Zwiener Refiles Property Tax Bill
EIN Press Wire
Despite reforms in 2019 intended to provide relief, most of the benefits of that bill went to commercial property owners, and homeowners' tax bills continue to skyrocket. 

Texas Bill Seeks To Restrict Property Taxes In Some Areas
Law360
Texas would ban municipalities from imposing property taxes in areas that don't receive full municipal services under a bill introduced in the state Senate.

Seller's market hurts UCAD
Uvalde Leader-News
Appraisal districts in Texas are evaluated by the state comptroller's office via a property value study which seeks to ensure that districts are not...

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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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