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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/24/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

CONNECTICUT

Lamont: Property tax reform a priority for Connecticut in 2022, 'It's unforgiving'
Yahoo News
Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday told Connecticut's largest business group he'll make property tax relief a priority this year and will leave to the…


IDAHO

What will happen to Moyle's 'widow woman?' Many might lose property tax aid
Idaho Statesman
House Majority Leader Mike Moyle's rushed property tax bill risks pushing low-income seniors off of the circuit breaker, making their property...


INDIANA

Ind. Home Can't Be Assessed With Sales-Comparison Approach
Law360
An Indiana home's value was properly determined and should not be changed based on the assessor's evaluation because the assessor failed to meet…


MICHIGAN

Detroit overtaxed homeowners $600M. They're still seeking compensation
Detroit Free Press
After a City Council proposal failed in 2020, Detroit City Council President Mary Sheffield and the Coalition for Property Tax Justice revealed a…


Overassessed Detroit homeowners deserve compensation, officials say
Detroit News
Byron Osbern was among 700 people attending a virtual People's Forum on Saturday with the Coalition for Property Tax Justice to gather homeowner…


MINNESOTA

Renville County raising assessed value on farmlands by 20%
Yahoo News
Doug Bruns, county assessor, reported that the assessed values for both agricultural lands as well as residential properties in the county will…


NEW YORK

More Non-Profit Hospitals Lose Property Tax-Exemptions
New York Law Journal
In his Health Law column Francis J. Serbaroli discusses a recent court decision that upheld the revocation of the property tax-exemption of three…


NYC Small Property Owners Slammed By High, Onerous Tax Assessments
Brooklyn Eagle
Even when tax rates remain steady, increasing the assessed value of a building raises the overall property tax burden for the building. This is why…


Rep. Hakeem Jeffries pays $200 in property taxes thanks to sweetheart subsidy law
NY Post
Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, a potential replacement for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, already lives in a “People's House” — that's heavily subsidized by taxpayers.


OHIO

Why do Ohio Republicans want to raise taxes on homeowners with House Bill 126?
Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio House Bill 126 threatens to put a burden on homeowners if schools can't file complaints alleging undervalued properties.


SOUTH DAKOTA

JENSEN: Time to end property taxes for people over 70
Rapid City Journal
If you experience a catastrophic health emergency in your family and find yourself unable to pay the ever increasing property taxes on the home…


TENNESSEE

Tenn. ALJ Rejects Assessor's Value Increase On Home
Law360
A Tennessee property was overvalued by a county assessor who failed to provide an adequate explanation for its increase, an administrative judge…


Tenn. ALJ Denies Retroactive Tax Exemption For Church
Law360
A Tennessee church's appeal claiming a property tax exemption in 2020, a year before it officially filed for the exemption, was rejected by a…


TEXAS

Economic incentives for dairy deal come into focus
Herald Banner
The city and Hunt County have executed a number of economic incentive agreements with HP Hood LLC, the Massachusetts company that is expected to invest $360 million and create hundreds of jobs by building a state-of-the-art dairy plant just west of Greenville.


VIRGINIA

Petersburg real estate values are up across the city, rose 13% this past year
The Progress-Index
Your property taxes are calculated by taking the assessed value of your home and multiplying it. PETERSBURG – The City Assessor's Office's annual…

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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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