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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/18/2020

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INTERNATIONAL

Magic Man David Copperfield In Fight Over $2m Property Tax Bill
Bahamas Tribune
Magic Man David Copperfield In Fight Over $2m Property Tax Bill ... summary judgment in their $2m-plus real property tax dispute involving his private ...

CANADA

Yellowknife's new hospital comes in millions over budget due to property tax flub
CBC.ca
A majority of that money is needed to cover a major increase in the municipal property tax owed after the new, $350 million Stanton Hospital became ...

CALIFORNIA

There's a new Proposition 13. It would send billions to California schools that need it
Los Angeles Times
In 1978, it substantially cut property taxes and became a national symbol of an anti-tax revolt. But it also stripped K-12 schools and local governments ...

FLORIDA

Northern 'tax refugees' are flocking to Southwest Florida. Here's what it's doing to the local real ...
Naples Daily News
Northern 'tax refugees' are flocking to Southwest Florida. ... Florida's average effective property tax rate sits at 0.98%, lower than the national average, ...

Millennia Companies asking City of Jacksonville to cut city property tax bill in half
ActionNewsJax.com
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A proposed ordinance would create an Economic Development Agreement between the City of Jacksonville and Millennia ...

IDAHO

Resolution calls for 'deep look at the property tax situation' in interim committee
Idaho Press-Tribune
The Senate State Affairs Committee agreed this morning to introduce a resolution from Senate Tax Chairman Jim Rice, R-Caldwell, to form an interim ...

INDIANA

Tax appeal board threatens $50 fine for no-shows
nwitimes.com
VALPARAISO — It does not make a whole lot of sense to Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder, but a good number of people challenging their property ...

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC lawmakers look to modify Homestead Exemption with bill to offer larger property tax cut
WMBF
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - State House representatives are working on a bill that would modify the current Homestead Exemption, which helps ...

TEXAS

Judge undercuts chief appraiser's authority
The Austin Bulldog
Michel's plea pointed out that Tax Code Section 42.02(a) states, “On written approval of the board of directors of the appraisal district, the chief ...

Most Texans want lower property taxes and more school spending, UT/TT Poll finds
Texas Tribune
It's not a new contradiction, but it's persistent: Texas voters think that property taxes are too high and that school spending is too low, according to the ...

UTAH

Proposed constitutional amendment gives a tax break for wildfire prevention
fox13now.com
Senate Joint Resolution 10, sponsored by Senate Majority Whip Dan Hemmert, R-Orem, gives a property tax exemption for the cost of wildfire ...

WEST VIRGINIA

Senate Finance: Proposal to raise taxes to offset property tax phase-out creates $100 million shortfall
Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia Senate Finance Committee members tried Monday to sweeten a tax break for manufacturers by adding phase-outs of taxes for other ...

WISCONSIN

Why an Idea to Raise the Local Sales Tax Could Trigger a Statewide Fiscal Overhaul
Milwaukee Magazine
Instead of letting Milwaukee County boost its sales tax, lawmakers will ... governments could shift toward sales taxes to ease the property tax burden, ...

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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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