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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/16/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 16, 2020 | 0 Comments


City, County officials sign off on $100M Anheuser-Busch expansion agreement
Daily Tribune News
“They are being offered a standard tax abatement, like most businesses are that invest that much into the community, on a sliding scale,” Lovell said.


Explain This to Me: How 2016 legislation shifted property tax burden from commercial land to ...
Because of the way Idaho's property tax system worked, the business and ... That means a lot more cash out of your pocket to pay property taxes.


Indiana House backs abolishing all township assessor offices
Indianapolis Business Journal
The Indiana House has voted to eliminate the last remaining township assessor offices around the state. House members voted 53-44 Tuesday in ...


Iowa Gov. Reynolds: Add sales tax, cut income and property taxes
Sioux City Journal
Kim Reynolds' call Tuesday for a “bold and visionary” plan to reduce Iowans' tax burden, preserve land and water, strengthen schools, improve health ...


Michael Austin: It's time to close the property tax honesty gap
Wichita Eagle
There's an honesty gap between local government and Kansans when too many Kansans are writing checks for large property tax hikes and yet are ...


Carrollton marijuana facility asks for property tax abatement
The county government of Carroll desires feedback from residents after a marijuana growing and manufacturing…


New Nebraska property tax relief plan placed on fast track
Lincoln Journal Star
The Legislature's Revenue Committee on Tuesday introduced a new plan to reduce local property taxes by increasing state aid to schools and placed ...

Lawmakers Propose 15% Property Tax Solution
News Channel Nebraska
Try this on for size. A 15 percent cut in the property taxes you pay to your school district.


New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy again pushes tax on millionaires and calls for ethics reform in State ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Phil Murphy on Tuesday said he would try again to pass a tax on millionaires, ... “A millionaires' tax can ease the property tax burden on millions of ...


Syracuse hikes hundreds of property tax assessments; it's the most in 2 decades
Since assessors sometimes don't revise assessments on a given street for a decade or more, the increases can be large when they finally come.

New York to lower property tax levy cap from 2%
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the property tax levy will be ... School districts can still override the tax cap with 60% voter approval.


Demo contracts approved for Kelly Creek buyout
Monett Times
... presented city council members with a bid package that included only two bidders for the demolition, and one bidder on the asbestos abatement.


County conditionally accepts energy tax abatement application
Energy Central
The Potter County Commissioners' Court voted on Monday to conditionally accept a tax abatementapplication for a $362 million solar and wind ...

Aaron Layman: KPMG tower sale proves there is no transparency in Texas property taxes
Denton Record Chronicle
Records show that the Dallas Central Appraisal District valued the KPMG Plaza tower at nearly $100 million less than the sale price reported in North ...

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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