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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/29/2020

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


St. Johns County audit finds hundreds of improper tax exemptions
St. Augustine Record
An analysis of Senate Bill 514 says that, “Current law provides that a property owner who is receiving or claiming an ad valorem tax exemption in ...


Property taxes expected to be top priority during spring session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — Depending on the source, Illinois consistently ranks as having the highest or second-highest property tax rate in the ...


Overland Park officials say tax break deal based on faulty math. They want it revoked
Kansas City Star
After the November election but before new council members were sworn in this month, the City Council approved a 10-year property tax abatement ...


Livingston Parish Council grants Hobby Lobby property tax exemption
Now, in Jan., the council approved the development to be exempt from property taxes at a gathering of the Juban Crossing Economic Development ...


What Michigan communities had the highest property tax rates in 2019? Here's the list.
Which communities have the highest millage rates in Michigan? Realize that's a different question than who pays the highest property taxes. Millage ...


After investigation, no crime discovered among Nashua assessors
The Union Leader
Although Ortolano alleged that Greg Turgiss, a city assessor, was possibly filing fraudulent mileage reports, police said in the memo that Turgiss had ...

Everything you always wanted to know about your property taxes, but were afraid to ask
Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)
Every property owner knows New Hampshire is more dependent on property taxes to fund governmental subdivision than just about any other state.

Bill Would End Some Property Tax Exemptions for Big Power Plants
By GARRY RAYNO, CONCORD — Large power generating plants do not have to pay local property taxes on components that are ...


Spokane State Reps Propose To Eliminate Delinquent Property Tax Penalties
Spokane Public Radio
A group of Spokane state legislators proposes to eliminate penalties on people who are delinquent in paying their property taxes. The bill received a ...

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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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