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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/1/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 01, 2021 | 0 Comments


New property tax system, condo market evaluations among Carmen Chu's final projects as assessor
San Francisco Examiner
Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu is stepping down to take a new position as city administrator. (Joel Engardio/Special to S.F. Examiner) ...

San Francisco may lower commercial, condo assessments because of Covid
San Francisco Business Times
Assessor offices across the state have had more success doing proactive Prop. 8 reductions for residential properties because typically we have ...


Bill would allow luxury property owners choice to send tax money to county or charity
West Hawaii Today
The tax, approved last year, imposes $13.60 tax per thousand dollars worth of property value over $2 million for property in the residential category, ...


State board unanimously approves economic incentives for ExxonMobil; new solar farm
The Advocate
Only $230.5 million of the expenditure is eligible for the state's Industrial Tax Exemption program, which would provide an 80% property tax abatement ...


Southwest Virginia Today 
Parson told Missouri Press Association members and reporters that restaurants and other businesses shouldn't have to pay property taxes for times ...


Dawson County Assessor's office felt blindsided by criticisms from state Department of Revenue
Lexington Clipper Herald
This came as a shock to the assessor's office, which had no indication from prior audits anything was amiss. On Jan. 15, during a regular meeting of the ...


Landlord's request led investigators to marijuana-growing operation, police say
Cherry Hill Courier Post
It said the application was rejected after Chesterfield's tax assessor conducted a "peripheral inspection" and concluded the site was not in agricultural ...


Santa Fe New Mexican 
We are committed to ensuring property owners receive fair and consistent treatment, and that local governments receive all the property tax revenue they ...


Mayor Dan Horrigan explains benefits of Akron's residential property tax abatement program
Akron Beacon Journal
According to analysis by Cleveland State University, Akron has lost 42% of its property tax base — falling $4.3 billion between 1960 and 2018 — a ...


The Spokesman-Review 
The Spokane County Assessor's Office reported a sharp spike in the median single-family home value over five years. A home's assessed value is ...

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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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