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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/28/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Court rejects Chinese citizen's constitutional challenge of BC's foreign buyers' tax
Coast Mountain News
In his decision, Justice Gregory Bowden rejected Jing Li's argument that the 20-per-cent additional property tax discriminates against people of ethnic ...

Calgary mayor predicts property taxes will go up as result of Alberta provincial budget downloading
Globalnews.ca
Calgary's mayor is preparing city homeowners for a property tax increase as a result of the Alberta provincial budget announced on Thursday.

ARIZONA

Decimal goof on property tax shorts school district by $1.8M
Tacoma News Tribune
An error in a tax levy for a Tucson-area school district means it will receive $1.8 million less in property taxesthis year. KOLD-TV reports that the levy ...

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Dartmouth College joins fight against Hanover property assessments
Valley News
The town assessor, Dave McMullen, who was previously the chief assessor in Lebanon for many years before succeeding the longtime and late ...

NEW YORK

Nassau Democrats get more money from tax-challenge firms
Newsday
Photo shows a neighborhood in Elmont in July 2019. County Executive Laura Curran ordered a countywide property reassessment that aims to create ...

Manhattan councilman violated ethics law while wrongfully collecting tax break
New York Post
Condo and co-op owners are only eligible for the tax abatement if they're the property's primary resident, but Levine and his wife left the condo for a ...

NY's Tax Rankings Still Terrible, With No Relief In Sight
Finger Lakes Daily News
Albany has done next to nothing to eliminate costly state mandates driving property taxes through the roof. How many more times does New York ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Approve Repeal of Expired Statewide Property Tax
Tax Notes
Pennsylvania lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted to repeal an expired statewide property tax law that some feared could be used as a back door ...

UTAH

As San Juan County considers tax hike, a struggling copper mine owes $1.4 million
Salt Lake Tribune
A San Juan County copper mine that hasn't paid property taxes since 2014 asked for a tax deferral last week, citing the Trump administration's ...

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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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