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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/20/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

IDAHO

Gov. Little predicts property tax freeze bill won't reach his desk
Idaho Press-Tribune
The property tax freeze bill that's now pending in the House “was moved to get everybody at the table and to have the discussion,” Gov. Brad Little said ...

INDIANA

Schafer Powder Coatings moving from Carmel to Whitestown
Indianapolis Business Journal (blog)
President Mike Schafer secured a tax abatement from the town of Whitestown last week to help move his 48,000-square-foot contract powder coating ...

MAINE

Walmart's request for a tax break in Ellsworth could test the 'dark store' theory
WGME
Last year in Bangor, the city reduced the valuation of the local Walmart property to $17 million from $19 million in response to tax abatement requests ...

MISSOURI

Opponents of personal property tax hoping for legislative path to voters
Jefferson City News Tribune
A local Libertarian gubernatorial candidate is among those leading a group to abolish personal property taxes on vehicles and other equipment, and ...

NEBRASKA

Property tax measure faces uncertain future in Nebraska
Bellingham Herald
The latest attempt to lower property taxes in Nebraska faced an uncertain future Wednesday as lawmakers squabbled over whether it would hurt K-12 ...

NEW YORK

Former Glens Falls assessor wins lawsuit against city
Glens Falls Post-Star
QUEENSBURY — The former Glens Falls city assessor who lost her job several years ago after a pair of impaired driving arrests has won her lawsuit ...

OHIO

Lordstown council approves General Motors tax abatement
Warren Tribune Chronicle
LORDSTOWN — Village council Tuesday gave its needed approval to grant General Motors a 75 percent tax abatement over 15 years for a planned ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Gary English: Tax-shifting schemes won't provide property tax relief
TribLIVE
For the past eight years, the Legislature and the Pennsylvania Taxpayers Cyber Coalition (PTCC) have been touting the Property Tax Independence ...

TEXAS

New kind of property tax proposed for Cole, Hunter Ranch subdivisions
Denton Record Chronicle
Denton will probably adopt a new kind of property tax to help pay for big public works projects needed for massive new subdivisions coming to the ...

UTAH

Park City crowd overwhelmingly supports concept of tax hike to build affordable housing
The Park Record
Parkites over the years have overwhelmingly voted to increase property taxes to acquire open space. And they have supported a tax hike to create ...

WYOMING

Wyoming high court rules against town in daycare tax case
Fairfield Citizen
The justices ruled Wednesday in favor of the Laramie County treasurer and assessor, saying the town of Pine Bluffs in southeastern Wyoming can't ...

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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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