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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/23/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

INTERNATIONAL

Property Taxes Are the Arab World's Low-Hanging Fruit
Yahoo Finance
They are missing one low-hanging fruit in particular: property taxes. Increasing levies on real estate, and improving their collection, can help to ...

ARKANSAS

LR airport to appeal taxes ruling At issue is $450000 in property levies on 3 vacant buildings
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Circuit Judge Alice Gray sided with Pulaski County Assessor Janet Troutman Ward's office, which billed Clinton National for the property taxes on what ...

COLORADO

State senator proposes classifying short-term rentals as commercial property, leading to a tax hike
Summit Daily News
FRISCO — The Colorado Association of Realtors alerted local real estate organizations Jan. 16 that a bill has been introduced in the state Senate that ...

FLORIDA

Florida residents hit with big tax penalties inspiring bill to change homestead exemption rules
Walton Sun
Florida law states that “Any person who is receiving or claiming the benefit of an ad valorem tax exemption or a tax credit in another state where ...

IDAHO

Rep. Moyle offers Idaho property tax relief bills
Idaho News (press release)
Rep. Mike Moyle, (R-Star) introduced one bill Wednesday to lower the cap on local property tax increases and another to put a one-year freeze on ...

MISSOURI

Fourth lawsuit asks judge to stop collection of rising property taxes in Jackson County
KCTV Kansas City
Twenty-eight percent of residential properties were capped at 14.9% because the assessor “ran out of time.” Those properties appear in red on the ...

MLS group 'full-steam ahead' despite tax credit setback
STLtoday.com
The LCRA voted on Tuesday to recommend 25 years of property tax abatement. The incentives will go next to the city's Board of Aldermen.

NEBRASKA

Nebraska farm, business groups spar over property tax bill
San Luis Obispo Tribune
A bill that would lower Nebraska's property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools won support Wednesday from the state's top agricultural and ...

TENNESSEE

Bill proposes statewide cap limiting Nashville's ability to raise funds from property taxes
The Tennessean
If the bill becomes law, cities and counties would be limited to a 5% annual tax rate increase, without the need for voter approval.

TEXAS

Importer Appeals Houston COA Finding That Denied Importer's FTZ Exemption
Texas Lawyer
The approval provided the operator all of the rights and benefits of a FTZ, including exemption from state and local ad valorem taxation on goods held ...

AG rules against appraisal district
Hood County News
The Hood County Appraisal District has been operating outside of state law on its appointment of directors for over 10 years, according to the Texas ...

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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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