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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/10/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 10, 2021 | 0 Comments


As property values soar, local counties look to cut ag a break
The Business Journal
Tulare County Assessor Tara Freitas reported in July that for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, business property assessments grew by more than $2 billion to a total of $40.37 billion — up 5.35%.


Mortgage mix-up
Instead it was the first surprise of many in the nightmare surrounding this Lincoln County family's dream home - a consequential reminder that ignorance isn't always bliss.


An unconstitutional Massachusetts practice robbed one family of seven decades of memories over a $2,000 tax bill
Pacific Legal
But for Laura Calkins and her family, both their social and financial well-being were stripped from them after they missed a tax payment of $2,004.02 and the town sold the right to seize the home to a private investment company.


Texas corporate tax incentive program slated to end in 2022
Star Telegram
Texas' largest corporate tax incentive program is set to expire at the end of next year after lawmakers opted against renewing it for the first time in its 20-year history.

Some Texas religious leaders live in lavish, tax-free estates thanks to obscure law
Houston Chronicle 
Some Texas religious leaders live in lavish, tax-free estates thanks to obscure law...organizations own tax-free homes worth at least a billion dollars in Texas thanks to an obscure state law.


Virginia Beach may slash taxes for businesses and vulnerable residents next year
Pilot Online
Small business owners and vulnerable residents still reeling from the effects of the pandemic need a tax break, says the newly re-elected Virginia Beach Commissioner of the Revenue.


Wisconsin Court of Appeals Finds Circuit Court Incorrectly Remanded Property Tax Dispute to Review Board
Bloomberg Tax
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Dec. 7 decided to remand a property tax matter to the circuit court for dismissal of Taxpayer's declaratory judgment claim. Taxpayer objected to property tax assessments of two properties...

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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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