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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/20/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 20, 2021 | 0 Comments


Why French property taxes are skyrocketing
The Local FR
Property owners in France have been receiving bills over the last few weeks for their taxe foncière and many have noticed a big increase in their bills.

In Tackling China's Real Estate Bubble, Xi Jinping Faces Resistance to Property Tax Plan
The Wall Street Journal 
Chinese President Xi Jinping has made no secret of his desire to deflate China's property bubble. But according to people with knowledge of government deliberations...


Delmarva Corrugated To Receive 10-Year Property Tax Abatement
Board Converting News
According to local media reports, officials in the city of Dover, Delaware have granted Delmarva Corrugated a 10-year property tax rebate in...


Solar Co. Asks Fla. Justices To Ax Tax On Panels On Air Base
A solar energy company petitioned the Florida Supreme Court to overturn a state appeals court's finding that the company's solar panel array on land it subleased...


Chicago's trophy landlords infuriated as Kaegi boosts property assessments
The Real Deal
Tax hikes are on the horizon for landlords of some of Chicago's most prominent downtown buildings after Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi boosted their value.


Ind. Event Center Can't Get Tax Break For Land It Doesn't Own
An Indiana religious event center would have been entitled to a partial property tax exemption but could not seek the exemption because it didn't own the land at issue, the state's…

Ind. Developers' Day Care Properties Deemed Taxable
Two Indiana day care properties owned by development groups are subject to property tax because for-profit child care facilities must be owned by educational providers to be exempt, the state Board...

Ind. Condo Hotel Met Burden of Proof For Lower Assessment
An Indiana condominium hotel owner proved that the hotel's 2014 through 2016 assessment values should be lowered after evidence was provided by its appraiser, the state Board of Tax Review said...


Developers plan genomic research facility, greenhouse to launch $5B south KC project
Kansas City Business Journal
Developers seek to position a comprehensive mixed-use development in south Kansas City as a $5 billion Petri dish for advancements in precision medicine, life sciences and agribusiness...


An almost 30-year-old New York school funding lawsuit in has been settled; now what?
Spectrum News
New York state has settled its own version of Jarndyce and Jarndyce, the multi-generational probate case that slogs through over 800 pages of Charles Dickens' epic tale “Bleak House."


Property market values in county rise to $21B-plus
The New Era
The real market value of all properties in Linn County climbed to more than $21 billion for the 2021 tax year, according to Linn County Assessor and Tax Collector Andy Stevens.


Tower Health loses bid to have 3 Chester County hospitals deemed tax exempt
The Daily Local News
Tower Health's bid for property tax exemptions for three of its Chester County Hospitals has been rejected by a judge who ruled the hospitals are more aligned with for-profit companies.

Editorial: Taxpayers and the school funding house of cards
Burrell School District is losing out on $403,000 in tax money because of one large property owner's appeal.


Greenville chairman axes tax deal for $43M Greer project with finance committee do-over
The Post and Courier
Political machinations and a more fiscally-conservative economic course set by Greenville County Council's chairman may scuttle tax incentives intended to boost a $43.5 million mixed-use project across from Greer City Park.


Tenn. Nursing Facility's Property Assessment To Be Lowered
A Tennessee nursing and assisted living facility should have its property assessment lowered because the county assessor should have used the income approach to calculate the property's value...


Wichita Co. Commissioners approve tax abatement for Clayton Homes
Texoma's Homepage 
The Wichita County Commissioners' Court approved a tax abatement for incoming home manufacturer Clayton Homes.

TI gets 90 percent abatement, rebate agreement from Sherman
Herald Democrat 
Sherman is the first of four taxing entities to take action on approving incentives and abatements for the project with Grayson County following suit Tuesday morning.

Texas voters will decide whether to lower their property tax payments after Legislature completes last-minute Hail Mary
The Texas Tribune 
Texas voters will decide next year whether homeowners will get a trim in their property tax bills after lawmakers rammed a proposed constitutional amendment...

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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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