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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/21/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 21, 2022 | 0 Comments


Board of Review hired law firm to investigate bribery allegations — but will public see its work?
Chicago Sun Times
The Cook County Board of Review hired a high-profile Chicago law firm last year through a contract worth up to $110,000 to look into alleged bribery in the county office — but it's unclear when the public will get to see the results of the firm's work.


La. Justices Won't Review Pipeline's Assessment Challenge
The Louisiana Supreme Court declined to review an appellate court's rejection of a pipeline's attempt to lower its tax assessments in three parishes based on a partnership interest sale price...


Kansas City Council kills tax incentives for Midtown apartments and puts money to affordable housing
In 1967, an act of Congress declared the development and growth of public media to be in the best interest of the public. With that law, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting was born, paving the way for the incorporation of National Public Radio three years later.


NYC Comptroller Blasts Gov.'s Housing Tax Incentive Reform
Changes to a lucrative tax abatement program in New York City proposed by New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul are minor and do not represent the…

More than 300 tax grievance lawsuits are filed against Riverhead every year. Here's what it means to you at tax time
Southold Supervisor Scott Russell, who spent years as an assessor ... but after they are up and operating, the assessors have to switch to the…


Bill strips Ohio school districts' ability to challenge property valuations
The Center Square
Property owners could be spared challenges to property valuations from local school districts and the potential of higher property taxes if a bill recently passed by the Ohio Senate clears the House and is signed by Gov. Mike DeWine.


Walmart sues City of Monona to cut property tax assessment by $9.6 million
HNG News
Walmart is seeking relief from what it says is an “excessive tax assessment” of its 2151 Royal Avenue store in the City of Monona

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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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