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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/29/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 29, 2020 | 0 Comments


Empty Hotels Get Second Life as Tiny Apartments During Pandemic
The Wall Street Journal
Developers are converting closed hotels and motels into housing, aiming to offer affordable units in hot markets with high rents


White County Circuit Judge Craig Hannah rules Unity Health tax exempt
Searcy Daily Citizen
“The assessor argued that this is a denial of services based upon ability to pay. However, the clearly stated charitable mission of WCMC is to provide ...


Property owner wins tax battle with La Plata County
The Durango Herald
The county Assessor's Office, however, moved to delist the property, but was overruled by a state board. Jerry McBride/Durango Herald file. Toggle font ...


Washington Business Journal 
That slowdown has had a commensurate impact on D.C.'s tax revenue, spelling more bad news for the city's coffers. Revenue from deed taxes (collected ...


City forfeits $1.4 million in property taxes on old federal courthouse
The Advocate
At its Dec. 16 meeting, the City Council voted to freeze the property assessment at its current value by approving a Restoration Tax Abatement ...


Tax abatement agreement with Uptown Willmar mall owner to be terminated by city
West Central Tribune
The tax abatement agreement between the city of Willmar and RockStep Capital, owner of Uptown Willmar Mall, was terminated by the Willmar City ...


‘Startup City': Accelerated Growth Strains Austin
The Wall Street Journal
A few years ago, some blocks of Austin's South Congress Avenue featured a castle-themed wax museum and comic book shop, a neighborhood bar with $1 taco deals, an auto shop and, in season, a Santa Claus on horseback.


Council irked by assessor's 'error'
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
After an executive session that was abruptly expanded to include a discussion of Assessor Joe Levesque, councilors unanimously directed City ...


Milwaukee homeowner's tax bill goes up by 286%
He added sometimes assessors are surprised by the sale prices, too. Back in the April, the City Assessor's Office announced it mailed out its ...

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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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