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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/19/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 19, 2022 | 0 Comments


Soaring Assessments Mean Higher Property Taxes Starting in August
Hawaii Business
The hue and cry went up on social media almost immediately after Oʻahu homeowners received their annual real property tax assessments from the City and County of Honolulu last month – with some home assessment shooting up 40%


Amendment 1 would lock sky-high property taxes into Illinois Constitution
Illinois Policy
That is when voters will be asked to decide on a constitutional amendment that could cause property taxes to rise even faster. The change would also prevent many of the significant reforms that could lessen homeowners' tax burdens


Hochul's $216 Billion N.Y. Budget Offers Property-Tax Relief
Yahoo Finance 
New York Governor Kathy Hochul unveiled a $216.3 billion budget on Tuesday, a 3.1% spending increase that would boost funding for schools, health care and property-tax relief


Wind farms holding out nearly $800K from Davis schools
When the wind turbines you see along Interstate 35 were first installed, they received five years of tax exemptions. That time is now up. However, when it comes time to pay, there's a disagreement between the county and the wind farms


Bill would exempt Abenaki property in Vermont from property taxes
VT Digger
Two dozen legislators are sponsoring a bill in the Vermont House that would exempt properties owned by the four state-recognized Abenaki tribes from property taxes


Gorsuch balks at rejection of religious tax exemption case
Virginia Courthouse News
A church fighting the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for a property tax exemption was denied a Supreme Court audience but found a receptive audience Monday in a dissent from Justice Neil Gorsuch

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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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