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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/22/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

CANADA

4 goats don't make a farm: board upholds $1.4 million residential assessment of agricultural land in Surrey
Georgia Straight
However, the assessor for Surrey and White Rock proved that the property does not qualify as a farm. As PAAB panel chair Howard Kushner related in a...


How Could Canadian Property Taxes Change Under Trudeau?
Mansion Global 
Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week's question. Q. What's the status of property tax...


NATIONAL

Skyrocketing Property Taxes Are a Nightmare for New Home Buyers
The Good Men Project
In most cases, the local tax assessor will rectify any mistakes on the tax...value reduced by liaising with the local tax assessor's office.


ILLINOIS

Property tax levy clears first hurdle, but Council members balk at giving Lightfoot 'blank check' for capital projects
Chicago Sun Times
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to raise Chicago's property tax levy by $76.5 million cleared its first legislative hurdle on Thursday, but aldermen balked at signing a “blank check” for the mayor's $660 million capital plan.


LOUISIANA

ExxonMobil ramps back up construction on $500M expansion after pause
The Advocate
After hitting the pause button during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, ExxonMobil is back on track to open its $500 million polyolefin expansion by the end of 2022.


MARYLAND

Montgomery County Council introduces bill regarding property tax credit for first responders
WDVM
A new bill was recently introduced to establish property tax credit for first responders. Proponents of the bill say they are aiming to encourage emergency response teams to live and invest in Montgomery County.


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Shaw's Supermarkets Wins New Hampshire Property Tax Relief
Bloomberg Tax
A New Hampshire supermarket that pays property tax for the site it leases properly asked for a tax abatement and established at trial that the abatement should be granted


Joan Porter: Early Christmas for commercial properties
Union Leader
The city's commercial assessor should be explaining to the homeowners who will be subsidizing all of this commercial property exactly how much...


NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Purchaser Of Property In Tax Sale Foreclosure Can Intervene Before Order Setting Redemption Date
Mondaq
In a decision approved for publication, New Jersey's Appellate Division recently affirmed that a purchaser of a property in a tax sale foreclosure can move to intervene...


NORTH CAROLINA

Wake group calling for relief from rising property taxes forcing displacement
WRAL
Congregations around Wake County are coming together to devise a solution to save longtime homeowners from soaring property tax bills.


OHIO

Ohio Republican Party settles tax bill after getting hit with lien
Cleaveland.com
The Ohio Republican Party settled a $3,500 tax bill on Thursday after being notified it had been assessed with a property tax lien, according to a party spokeswoman.


RHODE ISLAND

Additional tax exemption mulled for Middletown seniors, veterans, and the blind
What's Up Newp
Depending on factors, he said some property owners can have exemptions up to about $115,000. The deadline to file exemptions with the Tax Assessor's...


TEXAS

Tyson announces $58M expansion of Seguin facility
The Seguin Gazette 
A poultry company in Seguin plans to expand its local operations and bring millions of dollars in investments to town.


WISCONSIN

Sen. Jacque Penned Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans Bill Clears Committee
SeeHafersNews
A bill aiming to help disabled veterans has passed the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means.

About the Author

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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