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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/3/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 03, 2019 | 0 Comments


Smyrna Airport Authority, Texas developer challenge Rutherford property tax appraisal for ...
The Daily News Journal
"We are directed by law to assess what we know is there," Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell said. Mitchell and his staff have faced ...


Editorial: How to fix this trade-off of Illinois hospitals' property tax breaks in return for charity care
Chicago Tribune
Illinois law allows a nonprofit hospital to get a break from property taxes, as long as the value of its charitable services is equal to or greater than its ...

Column: Twitter exchange with Cook County assessor sums up outrage and exodus: Tax hikes are ...
Chicago Tribune
Over the weekend, while most of us powered through a collective turkey coma, the Cook County assessor'soffice engaged in an entertaining Twitter ...

Chicagoland mansion owners won't get the tax breaks they were promised
The Real Deal
In the end, Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi won't deliver a promised property tax break for the homeowners of hundreds of luxury homes built on ...


15-year tax fight between Washoe, Incline Village homeowners gets more costly after appeal
Reno Gazette-Journal
The decade-and-a-half-long tax fight between Washoe County and property owners in Incline Village and Crystal Bay just got even longer — and ...


By every measure TCAD is having a bad year
The Austin Bulldog
Marya Crigler's decision to deny property owners (or their agents) face-to-face meetings with Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD) staff appraisers ...

Appraisal district to pay Durham $100K exit package, documents show
Denton Record Chronicle
The Denton Central Appraisal District agreed to pay outgoing chief appraiser Rudy Durham $92,040 in severance, among other benefits, to secure his ...


Jump in utility property tax assessments means $30M windfall for schools, counties
Charleston Gazette-Mail
State Board of Public Works members gave final approval Monday to public utility property tax assessments totaling $12.55 billion for the 2019 tax ...

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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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