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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/11/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Why are B.C. renters subsidizing B.C. homeowners?
Globe and Mail
A federal-provincial panel on housing supply and affordability in British Columbia expected trouble last spring when it filed its final report. It proposed medicine for a market gone haywire, but predicted that some of its advice was nevertheless likely to be “met with resistance.”


NATIONAL

How 'Tax Ferrets' Revealed The Limits Of Heavy-Handed Enforcement
Forbes
The property tax was almost everywhere — a tax on land, livestock, and other readily visible assets. Increasingly, however, lawmakers began to cast a...

Is Multifamily in a Bubble?
Commercial Observer
“Multifamily is definitely the most liquid, most accepted product type, which in some ways helps keep pricing more stable,” said David Perlman, managing director of capital markets and head of the New York office at Thorofare Capital.


KENTUCKY

Lawmakers concerned over 40% increase in motor vehicle tax rates
Kentucky Today
Lawmakers of both chambers and both parties are working to enact legislation that would roll back the 40% increase in motor vehicle property tax rates, announced by the Department of Revenue earlier this month.


NEW YORK

A Trump Golf Course's Tax Scheme Is Costing a Local School District: Report
Rolling Stone
Former President Trump's habit of manipulating the value of his properties in an effort to skirt taxes is causing problems for a public school.

Elderly Little Neck homeowner gets $18K refund following property tax overcharge
qns.com
In July 2020, senior resident Livia Boyadjian learned that her property tax bill on Annadale Lane had jumped from $2,492 to $4,802, due to the city…


PENNSYLVANIA

Nonprofit Hospital Ordered to Pay Property Taxes: A Shot Across the Bow
Law.com 
The Tower Health decision has led local municipalities and school districts across the commonwealth to consider tendering property tax notices to…


TEXAS

A rough year for Denton County appraisals raises strong allegations
Dallas Morning News 
Charles Stafford, who leads the board of directors of the Denton Central Appraisal District, defended chief appraiser Hope McClure against charges…


WEST VIRGINIA

Lawmakers reject natural gas property tax rule
Weirton Daily Times
Lawmakers will have to start from scratch in developing a process for natural gas property tax assessments during the 2022…

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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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