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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 1/7/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Jan 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

FLORIDA

State economist: Expect 'Intense slowdown' of property tax collections
Florida Politics (blog)
On Monday, Florida's Revenue Estimating Conference looked at trends in ad valorem collections, working through competing estimates and refining ...

GEORGIA

OPINION: Buckhead office tower tax break nixed! Stop the presses!!
Atlanta Journal Constitution
All they wanted was a $2.2 million property tax abatement over the next 10 years — a comparative pittance in the local tax handout game — so they ...

ILLINOIS

Cook County assessor may not have it out for commercial landlords after all: report
The Real Deal
When Fritz Kaegi took over as Cook County assessor, commercial landlords were among the most concerned that assessed values of their properties ...

IOWA

Tax relief again on the Iowa legislative agenda
Sioux City Journal
The crux of the Iowa Water and Land Legacy initiative held that three-eighths of a new penny sales tax increase — estimated to raise about $170 ...

MASSACHUSETTS

Here are the Mass. cities and towns with the highest tax rates for 2020
Boston Business Journal
Residential property tax rates in cities and towns around Massachusetts continued to decline this year as commercial rates edged upward, indicating ...

NEBRASKA

Proposed property tax plan could require cuts at Nebraska's largest school districts
Omaha World-Herald
The property tax relief would be delivered mainly through new "foundation aid," which would send $695 in state aid per student in the first year and ...

OHIO

Unfortunate': Tax-incentive pact between Cincinnati, schools expires amid stalled talks
Cincinnati.com
If a developer wants a higher percentage in an abatement than what the city can now offer, Wagner said by phone, the new CPS tax incentive review ...

TEXAS

Scurry Co. to hold property tax rollback election
KTAB - BigCountryHomepage.com
SCURRY COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — A vote to rollback property taxes in Scurry County will be happening in the next few weeks. If the rollback ...
Appraisal review board and appraisal district sued
The Austin Bulldog
“It is utterly ridiculous that these taxpayers are having the sue the Travis appraisal district and appraisal review board just to get a timely hearing on ...

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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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