THE NEW 90-DAY DEADLINE: FORCING APPRAISAL DISTRICTS AND APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARDS TO DO THEIR JOBS

Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/3/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Property assessment values in Kamloops appear to have risen
Kamloops This Week
While the official report from the BC Assessment Authority won't be released until Jan. 4, it appears as though values of homes in Kamloops will have risen significantly compared to past years.


IDAHO

Harris Ranch developers sued, then taxpayers struck back. Here's what happened next
Idaho Statement
Crowley began questioning why his property taxes were about 30% higher than the taxes of similar Harris Ranch property owners outside the CID


MARYLAND

Property values up about 11% in latest Montgomery County reassessment
Bethesda Magazine
A decrease in value takes effect in the first year, starting with the July 1, 2022, tax bill. This is the fourth straight round of reassessments for…


MASSACHUSETTS

State approves tax break for Walgreens warehouse in Mansfield
The Sun Chronicle
Walgreens would still pay $1 million in personal property taxes for equipment over that time span as well as $140,000 a year in property taxes…


MISSOURI

Feud between county assessor, commission widens
News Tribune
The frustrations behind the conflicts, in part, are due to the statutory relationship of the officials. The commission controls the assessor's budget…


NEW YORK

Fulton County home sales threaten to lower equalization rates
The Leader-Herald
Gloversville City Assessor Joni Dennie said the big question with the RAR...She said the state allows local municipal assessors to file what's...


Audit: Tax appeal firms made $500M during past assessment freeze
News Day
Tax appeal firms representing Nassau County homeowners earned more than $500 million in fees after winning assessment reductions for clients during the eight years county tax rolls were frozen,...


A Frenetic Housing Market in the Suburbs, and Then a Cooling Off
NY Times
By late summer, many real estate agents in the New York suburbs began to notice that the ‘crazy bidding wars' weren't happening quite as often.


TEXAS

DCAD to revisit agricultural exemption guidelines after opposition
Denton Record Chronicle 
The Denton Central Appraisal District will revisit its agricultural exemption guidelines next month after its last proposal was met with opposition from local officials and residents — including County Judge Andy Eads.

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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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