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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/21/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 21, 2022 | 0 Comments


In Rem Tax Lien Foreclosure Sales Under Attack
Barclay Damon LLP
It is well known that real property taxes are liens on taxed property and that a taxing municipality or authority (taxing authorities) has the…

Investors hog the American dream
Investors are draining an increasingly large share of American homes from the market, leaving traditional homebuyers with fewer options, at higher prices, Matt writes.

Thanks to Amazon, warehouse rents have never been higher
Over the past two years, the company has more than doubled its warehouse holdings from 192 million square feet at the end of 2019 to more than 410 million square feet today.


Expect an increase in personal property taxes this season
As a result of supply chain issues, you can expect a minimum 20% increase on personal property this tax season. Author: Zoie Henry.


Conn. Bill Would Allow Tax Abatements For Greenways
Connecticut municipalities could give property tax abatements to landowners who establish conservation easements on recreational greenways under a…


Abatement of Taxes for Residential Dwellings Rendered Uninhabitable by Catastrophic...
Florida League of Cities
CS/HB 71 (Woodson) and SB 568 (Polsky) create an abatement of property taxes for residential dwellings that are uninhabitable due to a…

Bill would provide largest tax cuts in Florida history
Citrus County Chronicle
As Floridians, and all Americans, pay more for every day purchases due to surging inflation and depleted supply stemming from supply chain issues, some lawmakers are seeking to reduce the state's tax burden.


Why House Bill 1002 is important
Local leaders in White County are saying they are against a bill that would make business personal property tax a thing of the past. They explain why you should care about it too.


New York Commercial Properties to Retain High Value Despite COVID-19 Lockdowns
The Epoch Times
Commercial property in New York has retained much of its value despite the economic turmoil of the past two years, according to an analysis of the city's budget.


Oregon lawmakers change course, move to curtail tax break that benefits owners of million...
The Spokesman-Review
Oregon lawmakers who were poised to extend a deal that deeply discounts property taxes for owners of historic homes changed course on Thursday and…


Texas voters will decide whether to lower some property tax bills on May ballot
San Antonio Report
The first proposition would draw down property taxes for elderly and disabled Texans by reducing the amount they pay to public schools, which...

Texas refuses to fully fund schools, then leaves districts to squabble over recapture
Dallas Morning News
If local property tax revenue is greater than the allowed amount, the state “recaptures” the excess revenue to help fund education statewide.


Eliminating Virginia's vehicle property tax isn't part of Glenn Youngkin's tax relief plan
Gov. Glenn Youngkin discussed tax relief with families at Leesburg Dinner in Loudoun County Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2022. (7News).

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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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