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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/20/2020

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CANADA

Queen Charlotte housing assessment jumps 31 per cent
Haida Gwaii Observer
B.C. Assessment deputy assessor Jarret Krantz said the high increase in Queen Charlotte is based on eleven homes sold in 2018 at higher value than ...

NATIONAL

Property taxes: A state-by-state look at how much property taxes you pay
USA TODAY
For some, property taxes are the most hated form of tax in the U.S. Depending on the state, property taxescan be almost trivial or a major burden.

Property Taxes Sink Farmland Owners
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
Schmale pays wildly different property taxes on either side of the border. “The last time I ran the numbers, I was paying somewhere close to five or six ...

ALABAMA

County approves abatement for pellet plant
Demopolis Times
The Marengo County Commission approved a 10-year tax abatement excluding education taxes for Alabama Pellets during the Jan. 14 meeting.

CALIFORNIA

Disneyland Tax Bill May Be About to Skyrocket
Hollywood Reporter
So far, proponents of the measure — officially called Schools & Communities First but colloquially known as the "split roll" property tax proposal ...

LA's Highest Property Tax: Beyoncé And Jay-Z's House
Celebrity Net Worth
You may not remember, but there was a lot of drama surrounding Beyoncé and Jay-Z's search for an LA home to call their own. They rented a Holmby ...
 
Under Proposition 13, Property Tax Revenue Far Outpaces Inflation and Population Growth
Fox and Hounds Daily
Obviously, revenue from property taxes is very important to county governments and the local schools, but none of us should have to pay more in taxes ...

GEORGIA

Pickens, WalMart head to court in February
Fetchyournews.com
Pickens County and Walmart continue to haggle over tax revenues. Roy Dobbs, Chief Appraiser, updated the board on an appeal filed by Walmart ...

ILLINOIS

Urbana council to vote on entering property-tax fray between hospitals, county
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
The Cunningham Township Board recently authorized the township assessor and township attorney to initiate, intervene in and participate in ...

LOUISIANA

Small company in Baton Rouge gets tax break for finished project, despite 2019 rejection of Exxon ...
The Advocate
And it's pursuing a relatively small tax break compared to requests the ... ITEP allows property tax breaks to manufacturers that plan to spend money ...

NEW YORK

Market Value of New York Real Estate Shows Signs of Weakening
Wall Street Journal
New York City assessors are flashing a warning sign about a slowing real-estate market—even though city property-tax bills continue to rise.

PENNSYLVANIA

Courts might force Legislature's hand in property tax fight
Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice
If the court holds the education funding system is unconstitutional, it would throw renewed property taxreduction efforts in the Legislature off the rails.

TEXAS

Dallas Wants to Give Millions in Tax Breaks to a Failing Pizza Delivery Startup
Dallas Observer
Nathan Jensen, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, published a paper in 2018 that showed that a state tax abatement program had little ...

Dallas ISD Considering $3.7 Billion Property Tax Bond, Largest in Texas History
The Texan
Less than a year after the 86th Legislature approved $11.6 billion for a combination of property tax buydown ($5.1 billion) and school finance ($6.5 ...

WISCONSIN

Top 10 property taxpayers in Racine County in 2019 and where Foxconn ranks
Journal Times
2019 property tax bill: $1,670,811. Centerpoint Properties Trust also owns property including AMPCO Metal Inc., Graham Packaging Company, ...

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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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