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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/21/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 21, 2020 | 0 Comments


Clearing up the confusion around Prop 13 on the 2020 ballot
This Prop 13 has nothing to do to at all with the reform of the original property tax , Prop 13, passed by voters in 1978 to cap property tax increases.


Soldier's Widow Wins Property Tax Dispute
Florida Realtors
A Fla. constitutional amendment passed in 2012 gave tax relief to deceased soldiers' families. Lawmakers decided they must be residents, but an ...


Real estate, farm groups opposed tax breaks for homeowners. Your taxes rose, not theirs
Idaho Statesman
In 2019, a Boise homeowner in the North End paid roughly twice as much in property taxes as in 2010. At the same time, Micron paid 17% more on its ...


City Council approves tax abatement for Cherne Industries headquarters
SW News Media
Shakopee City Council unanimously approved a tax abatement for Cherne Industries, a plumbing plug manufacturer currently headquartered in Edina ...


Cleveland proposes 30-year property tax incentive, $13.5M grant for Sherwin-Williams to stay in city
Cleveland 19 News
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Sherwin-Williams will not have to pay property taxesfor 30 years and will receive a $13.5 million grant from Cleveland to ...


Eight school districts issue warning to TCAD
Austin Monitor
“The assessor is making a statement that they can't get the data to do accurate assessments … so they're going to use old data – which is going to ...


Blight-tax bill clears Senate panel with ease
Progress Index
... higher to levy a tax of 5-10% above their normal real-estate tax rate on properties deemed blighted or derelict by the locality's real-estate assessor.

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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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