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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/13/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

CALIFORNIA

Marin board rejects Nordstrom tax-lowering bid
Marin Independent Journal
“Nordstrom claimed that only 17,000+ square feet was subject to a re-assessment; the Assessor claimed that the entire Nordstrom store was subject to ...

CONNECTICUT

CCM tries to get a little louder on property tax relief
The CT Mirror
After watching state aid erode over the past decade, Connecticut municipalities hope to appeal directly to voters on the issue of property tax relief, ...

ILLINOIS

Chicago not-for-profit hospitals forced to defend hundreds of millions in property tax breaks
ModernHealthcare.com
Chicago's not-for-profit hospitals face new pressure to justify property tax exemptions worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Not-for-profits in Illinois are ...

IOWA

Bondurant-Farrar to hire attorney as it seeks to recoup funding lost in taxing error on Facebook ...
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Polk County Assessor's Office failed to exempt Facebook's latest data center building from property taxes last year. By the time the school district ...

NEBRASKA

Senators change focus to property tax credit fund hikes rather than tax reform
Lincoln Journal Star
But discussion centered on a proposal to increase the $275 million property tax credit fund to $575 million over a three-year period through $100 ...

NEW JERSEY

Jersey City Council to consider revoking tax abatement on residential project
NJ.com (blog)
The City Council will consider terminating a 20-year tax abatement for a five-story residential project in Jersey City — a move the developer seems just ...

NEW YORK

Opinion: Court of Appeals case flips over tax grievance challengers
Long Island Business News
Bd. of Assessors, 32 N.Y.3d (2019), the Court ruled in favor of the municipality, finding that the beneficiary to a trust lacked proper standing to authorize ...

New York Governor Signs Law Authorizing Retroactive Property Tax Exemption for Church in ...
Bloomberg Tax
The New York Governor Nov. 8 signed a law authorizing a retroactive real property tax exemption for the nonprofit West Babylon Church of God of ...

OHIO

Appeals Court exceeded its authority in Portage County surface mining case
The Highland County Press
Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor joined Justice DeWine's dissent, as did ... The appraiser testified that it was challenging to find comparable sales of ...

RHODE ISLAND

State says fired Providence tax assessor is entitled to unemployment benefits
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE — The Department of Labor and Training Board of Review has granted a former Providence tax assessor's appeal for unemployment ...

TEXAS

Texas homeowners won't be surprised by this ranking. Why are property taxes so high?
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In Theresa Riley's family, property has always been seen as a good investment. Her father started buying property in the 1980s, and now Riley helps ...

TCAD alone in barring face-to-face informal protests
The Austin Bulldog
By job description the media spokesperson for the appraisal district is Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler—a 30-year employee finishing her eighth year in ...

WYOMING

Wyoming legislative panel rejects property tax increase
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Wyoming legislative panel rejects property tax increase ... interim legislative committee has rejected a proposed bill to raise Wyoming's property tax.

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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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