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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 10/8/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Oct 08, 2021 | 0 Comments


Borgeas' wildfire property tax relief bill signed into law by Newsom
The San Joaquin Valley Sun
Calaveras County Assessor Leslie Davis praised the bill, which will help residents in her area who were victims of the Butte Fire in 2015.


Proposition 120: Property tax assessment rate reduction, explained
CPR News
Proposition 120 is a law change to reduce property tax rates across the state. But, how broad the cut would be will likely have to be settled in court, should the measure pass.


Possible error by Iowa Dept. of Revenue could impact Sioux City property owners, here's how
City Assessor John Lawson said he's already appealed the order due to the...The department at that time told assessors to use multiplication to find out...


Premier Marine tax abatement wins approval
ECM Publishers
The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners has approved a $1,451,625 property tax abatement for a company that plans to...


Dear WashU: Please pay your taxes
Student Life
Right now, if you live in off-campus housing with a landlord who is not Washington University, you pay more in property taxes than WashU does for any of its residential properties.


NYC Lost $850M In Property Taxes Due To COVID
New York City lost $850 million in property taxes in the 2022 fiscal year mainly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic wiping out growth in the office sector, the New...

New York City's office buildings lost 17% of their value in the pandemic
While office property values hit $172 billion in fiscal 2021, billable values, which is the market value on which property taxes are levied, hit $71 billion,...

Mount Kisco, New Castle Must Pay Country Club Tax Cert Settlement
The Examiner News
According to an outline of the settlement from Village Assessor Roger Miller, 104 acres and 13 of the 18 holes are located in Mount Kisco but the clubhouse...


Ken Yazel, longtime Tulsa County assessor, dies at age 76
Ken Yazel marched through life on his own terms, and that meant sometimes knocking over established norms and rubbing people the wrong way, to put it kindly.


Texas lawmakers advance property tax relief legislation
Corridor News
While Texans pay no state income tax, if they are homeowners, they currently pay the sixth-highest effective property tax rate in the nation.

Lewisville secures California-based Steri-Tek's expansion with property tax break deal
The Dallas Morning News
Another California company is investing in a multimillion-dollar expansion into North Texas, aided by property tax breaks over the next decade from the city of Lewisville.


Shannon Kellogg: AWS to Continue Investing in Data Centers in Northern Virginia
Amazon Web Services has made data center-related investments valued at approximately $35 billion in Northern Virginia since 2011 driven by the growing demand for cloud services in public and commercial sectors...


Defying expectations, value of state public utility properties increase slightly in 2020
WV Gazette Mail
Tentative public utility assessments for the 2022 tax year total $12.897 billion, up $481.5 million from last year, an increase of 3.7%.

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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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