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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/11/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL

Yahoo Finance 
Ohio's property taxes are high enough to earn it a place in the top 10, but its residents pay the lowest average annual tax of any state on this list. That's ...

GEORGIA

Georgia lawmaker seeks more transparency in developing tax-incentive proposals
The Center Square
Current law allows local governments to object to the abatement plans in court. Mueller said counties are not looking to have veto power, just more say ...
 
Richmond County chief appraiser Alveno Ross stepping down
The Augusta Chronicle
... Georgia Department of Revenue, sets the taxable values of properties and compiles the annual ad valorem tax digest of all property in the county.

Tax exempt house church never sought church permit 
Newnan Times-Herald 
A permit for a church in a home that has been exempt from property taxes since 2014 was denied 4-0 Thursday by the Coweta County Board of ...

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times 
A former top official of the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board has sued the Chicago Sun-Times for libel over stories published in 2020 regarding an ...

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Expands Tax Credits for Ad Valorem Taxes Paid on Inventory
BKD, LLP
Taxpayers who pay ad valorem taxes on inventory for the 2020 tax year after December 31, 2020, but on or before April 15, 2021, may elect to treat ...

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Property Tax Reform for Solar, Wind, Energy Storage and Fuel ...
JD Supra
(3) Extends the exemption to tax exempt real property by removing the requirement in existing clause forty-fifth that an exempt wind or solar system ...

NEBRASKA

North Platte Telegraph 
The state sends Property Tax Credit Fund money to local governments who receive property taxes. The finalized school income tax credit completes the ...

NEW YORK

Rich New Yorkers' second homes targeted in proposed 'oligarch' tax
Fox Business
New York State lawmakers are weighing whether to tack on a property tax to the bills of local part-time homeowners. Continue Reading Below.

OHIO

Crain's Cleveland Business 
But property owners are preparing to pay 2020 tax bills based on what their real estate was worth on Jan. 1 of last year — when COVID-19 was still a ...

TEXAS

Appraisal Review Board member rebuts criticisms
The Austin Bulldog
In practicing law she represented appraisal districts in both district and appellate courts. When introduced at the board meeting, Cartwright said, “I'm ...

Dallas shopping center market gets slammed by COVID-19
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas-area net retail leasing fell again in the fourth quarter. For the last nine months, demand for North Texas retail space dropped sharply in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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