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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/14/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Vancouver real estate: Audain Art Museum loses appeal for tax exemption of $914000 Yaletown ...
Straight.com
The assessor cited a case in Winnipeg in which a hospital claimed exemption for two apartments it acquired to house employees. The low-cost housing ...

NATIONAL

How Is The Apartment Business Holding Up? It Depends On Where You Mean
Forbes 
The apartment market has held up better than many had anticipated during the pandemic, but the cracks are getting bigger, and there have been some important differences in performance among types of locations, types of buildings, and price points.

FLORIDA

Tampa Bay Times 
TAMPA — Voters in Hillsborough County will likely be asked to pay higher property taxes to support strong school programs and better pay for veteran ...

MICHIGAN

MiBiz: West Michigan Business News 
Gretchen Whitmer and state legislators can agree on a bill that would allow businesses to defer property taxpayments. Whitmer vetoed legislation that ...

NEVADA

Jacksonville Journal-Courier 
The abatement, which reduces the tax on equipment down to 2%, will not affect the school funding component of the tax, said Mike Kazmierski, ...

NEW YORK

Nassau reassessment: 65% see school tax hike, 35% get reductions
Newsday
County Assessor David Moog defended the new home values and said tax increases were in line with projections sent to homeowners over the past ...

The 'Pied-à-Terre Tax' Has a Messaging Problem
Curbed
The real-estate industry, of course, hates it. “Maybe we shouldn't be creating an incentive for people to leave,” real-estate lawyer Stuart Saft said in an ...

What We Can Learn From Recent NYC Real Estate Transactions
Forbes 
Many seem keen to ring a death knell for New York City's commercial real estate sector, but recent transactions are providing clarity and short-term positivity.

OHIO

Dayton Daily News 
ExploreTake survey: Have you challenged your home's tax appraisal? Following a countywide reappraisal, the Ohio Department of Taxation rejected the ...

SOUTH DAKOTA

KELOLAND.com 
PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — State Historical Society trustees granted special tax treatment for 16 more residential and commercial properties in several ...

TEXAS

Houston hotels enter holiday season under crushing weight of pandemic, debt
Houston Chronicle 
West Houston hotel lobbies bustled with oil and gas executives. Convention-goers spilled out of downtown's Marriott and Hilton next to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Luxury properties in Uptown hosted Mexican nationals in for the weekend to shop at the Galleria and dine at posh steakhouses.

WISCONSIN

Study: School property taxes grow less than previous year despite pandemic, recession
Madison.com
Residents in school districts across the state will see an increase in their property taxes on their upcoming tax bills, but the increase will be ...

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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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