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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/5/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 05, 2021 | 0 Comments


Increase in working from home could depress commercial real estate prices, reduce local tax revenue
UIC Today
A shift that could have a long-term negative effect on commercial real estate occupancy rates and, ultimately, on local governments' tax revenue base.


Change of Ownership: The Long-Term Lease Exception to California Property Tax Reassessments
As many commercial and retail operators know, a transfer in California property interests may lead to a sizable increase in a taxpayer's property tax liability


Large 27J district bond passes amid mixed success of school tax measures
Over the past three years, pass rates on school tax measures have ranged from more than 60% to more than 90%.


Atlanta residents vote to extend school property tax break
The Atlanta Journal Constitution 
More than 80% of voters approved a measure that will allow eligible homeowners to continue to receive a break on their Atlanta school property taxes.


The Price of Living in 'Paradise' Is Higher Than Ever
The New York Times
Hawaii has long been a dream destination for wealthy home buyers from the United States mainland. But that has probably never been more true than now.


Northern Indiana voters approve only one of two school funding referendums
Voters in northern Indiana approved only one of the state's two school funding referendums up for consideration this fall.


Mich. Bill Floats Property Tax Break Tied To Rent Limits
Michigan would allow local governments to cap rent for older adults and people with disabilities and impose a lower property tax on the affected properties under a bill...


As demand surges, developer builds three warehouses at once in new $65M Riverport Trade Center
St. Louis Business Journal
The developer of a new $65 million industrial park in Maryland Heights has three warehouses under construction simultaneously to meet the growing demand...


Amazon close to deal for 400K square feet of office space in Jersey City
It may be a few years later than expected, but Amazon is apparently close to a deal for office space in Downtown Jersey City.


Voters defeat bonds for new county jail
Yahoo News
Hunt County voters Tuesday narrowly rejected a proposition which would have allowed the issuance of bonds to build a new Hunt County Jail and Criminal Justice Center.

Former Austin Co. Tax Assessor/Collector Granted Parole
A former Austin County Tax Assessor/Collector who is in prison on charges of stealing money from the county and misusing taxpayer dollars has been...


Downtown Casper Property Owners Give Thumbs-Up To Special District Tax With 90% Voting For Renewal
Oil City News
About 90% of commercial property owners in the district voted in favor of renewing the tax, with 35 voting for the mill levy and four voting against it...

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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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