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CANADA

Newark Could Give 'The Ballantine' a Tax Abatement Lasting 25 Years
Jersey Digs
The ordinance calls for granting Manhattan-based developer Ballantine EFG Property Owner, LLC's application for a 25-year tax abatement.

Canadian Court Overturns Vancouver Vacancy Tax Decision
Law360
A British Columbia court deemed unreasonable a Vancouver city government panel's decision to uphold a CA$344,000 ($270,798) vacancy tax assessment against a company, reviving the business' bid for an exemption...


INDIANA

Campground owned by For-Profit LLC and used by Boy Scouts of America qualified for a ...
JD Supra
Vigo County Assessor. In this case, the County Board denied a property tax exemption for Camp Wildwood. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) had..


IOWA

Soybean crush plant gets 65% tax rebate from county | Storm Lake Times
Storm Lake Times
The remaining 35% of the plant's property tax bill pay for the resurfacing of 70th Avenue, 80th Avenue and 600th Street, which is around four..


MICHIGAN

Mich. Enacts Personal Property Tax Sourcing Shift
Law360
Michigan is continuing to assess local personal property taxes on items that were moved due to the pandemic at the property's original location rather than its new, temporary location under a...


MISSOURI

Nearly 350 jobs expected at new Hazelwood snacks plant
The Saint Louis American
Production is set to begin this month in a new manufacturing plant opening in Hazelwood as a private-label subsidiary of Post Holdings moves processing of its fruit and nut snacks from Canada.


NEW YORK

NY Court Cuts Rehab Center's Property Tax Bill By $2M
Law360
A rehabilitation facility in upstate New York convinced a state court to slash a $2.8 million property tax assessment down to $600,000, based on an appraisal by an expert hired by...


NORTH CAROLINA

Report: North Carolina-Apple agreement 'worst economic deal' of the year
Washington Examiner 
North Carolina's multi-million dollar tax incentive for Apple to build a campus and engineering hub in the state is the "Worst Economic Development Deal of the Year" for 2021, according to report from the Center for Economic Accountability


OREGON

Ore. Tax Court Rejects Airlines' Appeals As Unripe
Law360
The Oregon Tax Court rejected two airlines' assessment appeals because they failed to exhaust their administrative remedies with the state Department of Revenue before appealing the property tax assessments


PENNSYLVANIA

Tax collector intends to remain in post amid sexting allegation, criminal charges
York Dispatch
A North York Borough council person, who's accused another elected official of sexting, won't get civil relief…


TEXAS

El Paso sees rent rate increases more than double a typical year
KVIA
Rent prices are on the rise in El Paso, but they aren't just increasing in the Borderland. According to Scott Lynch, who is the Executive Director of the El Paso Apartment Association, he estimates there's been an 11% rent increase throughout the United States…


D-FW office leasing surged in the final months of 2021
Dallas Morning News
Net office leasing in Dallas-Fort Worth totaled 854,000 square feet in the fourth quarter, a significant uptick from declines in area office occupancy in 2020 and earlier in 2021..

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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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