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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/21/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

INTERNATIONAL

Update: What you need to know about the German property tax reform that affects us all
The Local Germany
The Bundestag on Friday paved the way for the reform of Germany's property tax, which most of us have to pay in some form. Here's what you need to ...

CANADA

Fraser Institute News Release: Commercial property tax rate in Calgary and Edmonton two to three ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
“When punitive commercial property taxes force businesses to leave or close, the make-up of our communities and cities can change profoundly,” said ...

ARKANSAS

Letter: Higher tax level strains poultry houses
Times Record
Let's not kill the goose (in this case the chicken or turkey) that lays the golden egg. Please contact your assessor and ask that a more reasonable tax ...

ILLINOIS

Tap the brakes on the new property assessment model
Crain's Chicago Business
That's why we were grateful for Greg Hinz's Sept. 13 column where he correctly cited Cook County's new property tax assessment method as a cause ...

MICHIGAN

City wants to revoke tax abatement for Quad Graphics
Midland Daily News
City Assessor Kayla Ripley told the council that if approved, the taxable value of the exemption will go back onto the ad valorem tax roll for the city.

NEW JERSEY

The Third Circuit Determines That New Jersey Tax Foreclosure Is Subject To Bankruptcy ...
JD Supra (press release)
Husband and wife homeowners failed to pay property tax which resulted in the township's listing of their New Jersey home for a tax sale. Unlike a ...

NEW YORK

Nassau tax appeal firms donated $94000 to unusual campaign account
Newsday
The residential tax firms' PAC, known as the Committee for Fair Property Taxes, was the only donor to that campaign account, which was shared by ...
 
 

Never-Before-Seen Trump Tax Documents Show Major Inconsistencies
ProPublica
The discrepancies made the buildings appear more profitable to the lender — and less profitable to the officials who set the buildings' property tax.

TEXAS

TCAD board member had dual homestead tax exemptions
The Austin Bulldog
In 2002 they obtained a Senior Property Tax Homestead Exemption in Colorado and kept it until 2014, according to the La Plata County Assessor's ...

Frustrated homeowners didn't get protest info in the mail. Now big tax bills are due
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
So she filed a protest with the Tarrant Appraisal District. ... TAD Chief Appraiser Jeff Law said the district reached out to home owners who said they ...
 
Why Louis Vuitton opened a factory on a ranch in Texas
Quartz
Johnson County gave it a 10-year, 75% tax abatement worth about $91,900 a year, though it said that wasn't central to its decision to open the new ...

WEST VIRGINIA

Jim Ross: Taxing churches seems to be inevitable
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Here in Cabell County, the assessor's office already knows every tract of real estate owned by a church and it could send out tax notices soon after the ...

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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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