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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/21/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments


Shaking with anger': With Waukegan residents calling for property tax relief, aldermen ask mayor ...
Chicago Tribune
The Waukegan City Council once again pushed back a vote on its property tax levy this week as the mayor's negotiations with aldermen continue.

Elmhurst Council tentatively approves 7% property tax hike
Chicago Tribune
Elmhurst City Council members Monday tentatively approved a 7% increase in the city's overall 2019 property tax levy, a bump expected to add about ...

Rock Island approves property tax increase
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS- Rock Island has officially approved an 8.9% property tax increase. Officials say the increase will help cover the cost of the ...


Des Moines council unanimously supports lowering property tax levy
Business Record
Des Moines property owners will likely see a reduction in the city portion of their property tax bill after the City Council on Monday unanimously ...


Developer doubles down on Laclede's Landing, plans $12.4 million apartment project
ST. LOUIS — Advantes Group is doubling down on Laclede's Landing with plans to acquire two historic Second Street buildings and turn them into 76 ...


Columbus school board approves travel rules, Trolley Barn tax abatement
The Columbus Dispatch
A 30-year, 70% property tax abatement for the proposed Trolley Barn redevelopment and a new bylaw restricting how frequently school board ...


Taxing “Nonprofit” Health Care Providers – Is the Time Now?
When those taxpayer challenges upset the status quo, you see “dark store” referendums across the state and proposed legislation designed to make their taxpayer challenges procedurally and substantively more difficult. The common refrain along the way is that these taxpayers are “not paying their fair share” and are “causing other taxpayers to have to pay more.” But who is really to blame?

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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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