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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 11/8/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Nov 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Vancouver tax bite to rise 43.5% in 5 years
Vancouver Sun
Homeowners in Metro Vancouver can expect the amount of their property tax that goes to the regional district to increase by 43.5 per cent in the next ...

Property tax cap benefits Nova Scotia's wealthy most
TheChronicleHerald.ca
In the early 2000s, buyers were scooping up seaside vacation properties in Nova Scotia, sending market values – and property tax bills – through the ...

CALIFORNIA

California initiative to raise property tax on businesses gains support from LA mayor
San Luis Obispo Tribune
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday announced he's backing a campaign to raise taxes on business properties in California, joining ...

COLORADO

JAILHOUSE BLUES: Voters stomp proposed property tax to build new Arapahoe County jail
Sentinel Colorado
By more than a 2-to-1 margin, Arapahoe County voters rejected a proposed property tax increase that would have funded the construction of a new jail ...

ILLINOIS

Unfair assessments lawsuit dismissed after office makes changes — but assessor calls full reform a ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi helped persuade a judge to toss out a 2017 lawsuit alleging Kaegi's predecessor “systematically and illegally” ...

MICHIGAN

Southfield man underpaid his property taxes by $8.41, lost home and money
Detroit Metro Times
Uri Rafaeli, a former Michigan resident, mistakenly underpaid his 2011 property tax bill. When he was notified, he corrected his payment, but still owed ...

SOUTH DAKOTA

Farmers, ranchers say property-tax system unfair to them
Rapid City Journal
As the property tax takes a larger share of their incomes, South Dakota farmers and ranchers are pushing for reform of the state's system of taxing their ...

TEXAS

Tornado Victims to Get Property Tax Break
Preston Hollow People
At its Tuesday meeting, the Dallas County Commissioner's court voted to allow the Dallas Central Appraisal District to reappraise any homes or ...

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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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