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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/18/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments


Will Canada Adopt a Vacancy Tax Throughout the Entire Country?
Mansion Global
Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. ... Such properties are subject to a tax of 1% of the property's assessed ...

Doom-and-gloom budget scenarios create calls for higher property taxes
Stark predictions about potential City of Winnipeg service cuts have led to a renewed call for property-taxhikes above those promised by the mayor.


Town of Rocky to make mobile home park owners responsible for collecting property taxes
The parks affected by the Manufactured Homes Property Tax Transfer Bylaw include Evergreen Mobile Home Park, Rocky Mountain House Estates ...


Officials: Property tax tiers would be more 'equitable'
Maui News
KULA — County officials continued to roll out information Wednesday night on bills that change property taxclassifications and establish tiered rates, ...


Cook County Assessor Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit Order from the court acknowledges ...
Lawndale News
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced the dismissal of a 2017 lawsuit brought against the Cook County Assessor's Office, prior to his ...


Owner of Heartland Park sues Shawnee Co. over appraisal
According the recent filing in Shawnee County District Court, lawyers for Shelby Development L.L.C. claim the county appraiser, Steve Bauman and ...


New Orleans rejects new property millage, OKs short-term rental tax
WDSU New Orleans
With 100% of precincts reporting, nearly 54 percent of voters rejected a 3-mill property tax proposals that would have generated an estimated $10.25 ...


Why did downtown Worcester glass tower sell for $9M below assessment?
Worcester Telegram
The property transfer was recorded Oct. 10. But city Assessor Bill Ford cited several reasons why the assessed value for the building differed from the ...


Months after eliminating position, chief assessor role could be reinstated in Nashua
The Union Leader
NASHUA -- Several months after the city's chief assessor position was eliminated amid criticism of the local assessing department, the mayor is now ...


Tax settlement with Uptown hotel could cost Kingston $57000
The Daily Freeman
During a meeting on Wednesday, the Common Council's Finance and Audit Committee met in a closed-door executive session with city Assessor Dan ...


Tax settlement sets reduced $6.5M value for Unity Lowe's store
According to attorney Ryan Cribbs, a member of district solicitor Ned ... was based on their appraisal,” district business administrator Dan Watson said.


Ag land assessment task force recommends two bills for South Dakota's 2020 session
The Dickinson Press
PIERRE, S.D. — Two bills, including one that would hold county assessors more accountable for adjustments made to ag land parcels, were ...


Council debates the potential impact of large-scale rezoning on property taxes
Austin Monitor
This is based on the way the Travis Central Appraisal District calculates tax value and not any feature of the draft Land Development Code. Council ...

Nueces County Chief Tax Appraiser takes legal action against refinery 
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A back and forth battle has broken out between the Nueces County Tax Appraisal District and Valero. Chief Appraiser ...


Report: Cost of Wisconsin taxes down since '97, property taxes still the highest cost
Ashland Daily Press
A new report puts Wisconsin just inside the top 20 most expensive states when it comes to taxes. But that's much better than Wisconsin used to be.

About the Author

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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