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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 workers
Curbed Chicago
Many 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

Historical: The value of horses
Oskaloosa Herald
The average value of horses 3 years old or over in that county, as indicated by the assessor's books, is now $112.43. Horses of same age and ...

Update: Mt. Sinai church receives partial tax abatement
Quad City Times
A northwest Davenport church embroiled in a property tax dispute will receive a partial tax abatement from the Scott County Board of Supervisors.

MAINE

After failed mediation, Brunswick and Walmart still at odds over how much the retail giant should ...
Times Record
Walmart, the world's biggest retailer and the seventh-highest payer of property taxes in Brunswick, claims it's being over-taxed in Brunswick, a claim ...

MINNESOTA

St. Paul Mayor threatens steep property tax increase ahead of trash collection referendum vote
FOX 9
ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Trash collection has been a hot topic in the city of St. Paul and now the State Supreme Court has spoken. The court has ...

NEW JERSEY

Tax-abated apartment building was being operated as hotel, Jersey City officials say
NJ.com (blog)
Jersey City officials say an 83-unit rental building has been operating as a hotel, violating the tax abatement agreement the developer signed six years ...

NEW YORK

City, state trade blame for NYC's “broken” property tax system
The Real Deal
Bickering by the de Blasio and Cuomo administrations over who's responsible for New York City's “broken” property tax system enlivened a dreary ...

OKLAHOMA

Norman nursing home seized temporarily due to unpaid personal property taxes
kfor.com
CLEVELAND CO., Okla. (KFOR) – The Cleveland County Treasurer has seized a Norman nursing home that was behind in personal property taxes.

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania lawmakers likely to propose cutting or killing property taxes by increasing sales ...
Morning Call
A bipartisan group of lawmakers put together by General Assembly leaders is likely to recommend cutting or eliminating school property taxes by ...

RHODE ISLAND

Ken Block seeks investigation of Warwick officials over alleged retaliation
The Providence Journal
The complaint asks Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha to determine if either the city's fire marshal or the tax assessor abused their powers.

TEXAS

It's not 2020 but there is still an election coming up
Port Lavaca Wave
3: This proposition would allow the legislature to temporarily exempt from ad valorem taxation portions of certain property located in a disaster area as ...

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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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