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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/20/2019

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CANADA

Vancouver passes budget with 7% property tax hike after divisive meeting
Globalnews.ca
Vancouver city council has approved a property tax hike that is nearly ... In the end, they approved a seven per cent tax increase, down from the ...

COLORADO

'It's putting us out of business': Denver business owners say they're being squeezed by property tax
The Denver Channel
Editor's Note: 'Our Colorado' helps us all navigate the challenges related to growth while celebrating life in the state we love. To comment on this or ...

IDAHO

Editorial: Idaho's incredibly shrinking tax break shrinks again
Lewiston Morning Tribune
That's why residential property owners now cover 67.9 percent of the tax burden, the highest level recorded since the Tax Commission began ...

Idaho Republicans eye property taxes, redistricting
The Spokesman-Review
MOSCOW, Idaho – Property tax relief and redistricting will be high on the list of priorities in the 2020 legislative session, Idaho House Republicans say ...

INDIANA

Lafayette Redevelopment approves tax abatement for Worwag Coating LLC
wlfi.com
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)—Worwag Coatings is an automotive company out of Lafayette. The company asked for a tax abatement for personal property ...

MINNESOTA

Tax levy rises 10.4%, but tax impact far less than projections
Echo Press
The school board unanimously approved the 2019 property tax levy that will be paid by taxpayers in 2020 in the amount of $16,359,400 at its Monday, ...

School districts fuel biggest property tax hike since 2009
Minneapolis Star Tribune
School property taxes are rising by more than $220 million on December 2019 tax bills, the report said. Wisconsin counties increased property taxes ...

MISSOURI

ACLU sues Jackson County, assessor over property assessments
KMBC Kansas City
The American Civil Liberties Union announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Jackson County and Assessor Gail McCann Beatty over what it calls ...

NEW JERSEY

Property Tax Gimmicks – like the Bill the Legislature Just Passed
InsiderNJ
Amid the flurry of action Monday in Trenton, it was very easy to overlook a bill that would increase property taxes. O.K,, that's a bit of an exaggeration, ...

NEW YORK

City poised to blow its deadline in property tax reform effort
Politico
Mayor Bill de Blasio is likely to miss a key deadline in the politically treacherous process of reforming the city's property tax system. Months after City ...

OHIO

NEXUS property tax appeal could short funds to Lorain County, schools
Chronicle Telegram
ELYRIA — Lorain County could lose out on property tax revenue the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline was supposed to generate after the pipeline's ...

TEXAS

How property taxes have changed, skyrocketed in San Antonio neighborhoods
KSAT San Antonio
We requested information from the Bexar County Appraisal District, breaking down the average residential property appraisal in 2014 and in 2019 by ...

Ohio-based MLP nabs Texas incentives for Houston-area project
Houston Business Journal
Because of the way Texas school funding works, all or nearly all the lost revenue to Angleton ISD from the abatement will be offset by an increase in ...

UTAH

Utah County approves first property tax in 23 years
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah County's property tax rate is among the lowest in the state, and likely still would be despite the increase, said Deputy Clerk Josh Daniels.

WISCONSIN

News 8 Investigates: Failed Retail: The Price we Pay
News8000.com - WKBT
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - City of La Crosse Assessor Pat Burns has been battling with retail chains that are trying to lower the property taxes they ...

Wisconsin school districts fuel biggest property tax hike since 2009
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
MADISON, Wis. - A new report says Wisconsin school districts are fueling the largest annual increase in property taxes in a decade. The Wisconsin ...

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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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