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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/28/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

“If the landlord agrees to such an abatement, it should attempt to have the abated rent deferred and paid over a one-year period commencing a few ...

Struggling Rental Market Could Usher in Next American Housing Crisis
The Wall Street Journal 
Millions of renters are behind on their payments; mass evictions could come soon...


Heralded as a “tax revolt” against Big Government, Proposition 13 essentially froze property taxes at 1975 rates, ensuring that any property is ...


Detroit Metro Times 
The city has acknowledged it over-assessed the value of homes during that period, causing inflated property tax bills that are to blame for a crushing ...


According to the city, of that, the state will be reimbursing Minneapolis and other local taxing authorities $1.3 million. Assessment officials have ...


Since the late 1970s, many states have instituted laws to limit the collection of property taxes, with downstream implications for local finances and the ...


Opinion: Modify Texas' tax structure to reflect the energy transition
Austin American-Statesman
In fiscal year 2019, Texas school districts received $1.54 billion in ad valorem taxes from mineral properties producing oil and natural gas, pipelines ...

Bastrop County designates reinvestment zone for proposed $200M solar project 
Austin American-Statesman 
Chapter 312 of Texas Tax Code states that tax abatements can only be granted for ... “Any abatement given is going to have provisions as far as our ...

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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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