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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/3/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 03, 2019 | 0 Comments


This is the least tax-friendly state in America — and California doesn't even crack the top 10
1 spot on the list, thanks in large part to their very high property taxes. That was followed by Connecticut and New York, both of which have pretty high ...


Slow ok: Better data, more state funding needed to address property tax crisis, assessor says
Chicago Tribune
The collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis that followed triggered events that caused property taxes to skyrocket in the south suburbs, ...


Indiana Tax Court to Assessor: “Taxpayers deserve more than taxation by trickery”
JD Supra (press release)
On May 24, 2018, the Indiana Tax Court in Switzerland County Assessor v. Belterra Resort Indiana, LLC partially reversed the Indiana Board of Tax ...


Bayou Bridge Pipeline leads to positive report on St. Martin Parish taxes
The Daily Iberian
... St. Martin Parish Council received a very positive report on the year's ad valorem taxes from St. Martin Parish Assessor Todd Dugas Tuesday night.

Acadiana Mall's new owners get Macy's property tax bill slashed
The Current | Lafayette
The gist: Acadiana Mall's new owners appealed the assessment of the Macy's building and got a big reduction from the tax assessor, but New ...


Laura Curran vetoes Nassau assessment "bill of rights"
Require the County Assessor to live in Nassau. Curran hired Assessor David Moog, of Sunnyside, Queens, in June 2018. The majority GOP caucus ...

Niagara Falls businesses worried about proposed 9% tax hike
"This is just another insult to business," added Russ Petrozzi, the owner of Capitol Cleaners, who says rising costs including rising property taxes is ...


Mecklenburg County shortens time length between property tax revaluations
Charlotte Business Journal
The county created an expanded and clearer appeals process as part of the latest revaluation and, before that, overhauled the assessor's office.

Mecklenburg County just reset property taxes. Now, your bill may go up again — sooner
Charlotte Observer
Mecklenburg County property owners who started paying higher taxes this year could get socked with another increase in four years. County ...


Skyrocketing values mean higher tax bills
... in the Orangefield school district are worth 22.1% more than a year ago, according to the values assessed by the Orange County Appraisal District.


New construction values exceed $1 billion in Spokane County for 2019
The Spokesman-Review
Spokane County Assessor Tom Konis said new-construction values this year aren't surprising, given the region's booming housing market. “We could ...

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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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