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Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

CANADA

'Grave' situation for Calgary hotels prompts plea for tax break
Calgary Herald
Calgary hotels are asking the city for a break on property taxes, due to the Omicron variant and a recent U.S. government travel advisory.


ALASKA

Anchorage homeowners see jump in property values in 2022 assessments
Anchorage Daily News
The increase driven by a high demand for homes, low supply and rising building costs over the last year, according to the city assessor's office.


FLORIDA

Tax break eyed for Florida teachers, officers, military members
Fox13
Florida's classroom teachers, members of the military and first responders could receive higher homestead property-tax exemptions under a measure lawmakers could put before voters in November.


ILLINOIS

Trump Tower condo owners up for $200K tax refund from school district
Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Board of Education is slated Wednesday to vote on paying Trump Tower condominium owners about a quarter-million dollars after negotiating a property tax appeal from 2015.


INDIANA                

Indiana solar farm: County council could repeal property tax abatement
Star Press
Opponents for the planned large solar farm north of Gaston packed the regular meeting of the Delaware County Council Tuesday morning and won both sympathy from council members…


MICHIGAN

Property values continue upward rise in Detroit, but property tax watchdogs are wary
FOX 2 Detroit
Duggan says assessments are now being done fairly - but Detroiters can dispute and appeal the city's numbers through the assessor's review process…


MONTANA

Judge says backers of property tax cap can again gather signatures
Helena Independent Record
A Helena judge on Tuesday said supporters of an initiative aimed at capping property taxes can start gathering signatures again.


NEW JERSEY

NJ property taxes: Biggest, smallest 2021 hikes by town
Bergen Record
New Jersey property taxes went up about 1.9% on average, but some towns saw average increases of 16% while others saw decreases as sharp as 12%.


Property taxes hit new high as Murphy promises action in next budget
NJBIZ
New Jersey's average property tax rate hit a new high in 2021, as Gov. Phil Murphy promises some type of relief for residents from his forthcoming budget proposal…


RHODE ISLAND

New report says R.I.'s property tax system is 'out of balance,' hindering...
The Boston Globe
Tax policy choices, classification differences and homestead exemptions shift the tax burden away from resident homeowners and toward businesses…


RI loses tax dispute with former Providence Place mall owners
Providence Journal
The Rhode Island Supreme Court has denied a bid by state tax collectors to wriggle out of a tax break awarded 27 years ago to the owners of the Providence Place mall.


TEXAS              

Planned $17B Samsung plant becomes part of Texas town
The Real Deal
The tiny Texas town of Taylor is chipping away at some of the tax breaks Samsung will get on the $17 billion semiconductor factory it's building next door.


WEST VIRGINIA

Bill would remove property tax on vehicles leased to government
WV News
A law endorsed by Preston County commissioners that would remove the personal property tax from vehicles leased to government agencies…

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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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