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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/24/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

CONNECTICUT

With tax-exempt properties worth billions, Greenwich searches for revenue solutions
CT Insider
GREENWICH — The town's grand list of more than $31 billion is the envy of the state — and a huge source of revenue for Greenwich. But outside that ...

IDAHO

State Tax Appeals Board to start hearing remaining Bannock County cases
Idaho State Journal
Notices of steep valuation increases sent by the county assessor's office last summer prompted roughly 3,000 property owners to file appeals.

ILLINOIS

Champaign County counterpunches with appeal of Carle tax ruling
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
URBANA — Champaign County isn't ready to walk away from a long-standing dispute with the Carle health system over property taxes. The county ...

MARYLAND

'It's going to pass.' Robin Ficker fighting to limit property tax hikes in Montgomery Co.
WJLA
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) — Love or hate him, Robin Ficker has spent nearly a year gathering 16,000 signatures in an effort to prevent ...

MASSACHUSETTS

How is it, he wants to know, that the city's Assessors Office didn't think anything was out of the ordinary when the assessed value of commercial and ...

MISSOURI

Missouri Sen. Lobbying to End Personal Property Tax
RV Business
Sen. Bill Eigel, R-St. Charles County, is once again presenting legislation that would end the personal property tax with Senate Joint Resolution 44.

NEW JERSEY

Three 25-Year Abatements Set for Go Ahead from Bayonne City Council
TAPinto.net
BAYONNE, NJ - Two residential projects and the development of a storage facility are set to be granted 25-year tax abatements following the ...

NEW YORK

Niagara County proposes bar on tax breaks for all renewable energy projects
Buffalo News
The Niagara County Legislature this week set a March 10 public hearing on a law to deny property taxbreaks for any renewable energy project now ...

OHIO

Holmes County approves enterprise zone agreement for Walnut Creek Foods expansion
Wooster Daily Record
The East Holmes school board and the Walnut Creek Township trustees have been notified and approved the standard 10-year, 50% tax abatement.

TENNESSEE

Chattanooga, Hamilton County locked in lawsuits worth more than $17 million over tax incentive ...
Chattanooga Times Free Press
... owners of Market City Center, for allegedly violating a tax abatement agreement by operating short-term vacation rentals since last summer.

TEXAS

Marriott hotel could be coming to downtown
Midland Reporter-Telegram
The Midland City Council on Tuesday will vote on the authorization of a tax abatement agreement with a developer seeking to bring a Residence Inn ...

Judge rejects Kilgore ISD's arguments in tax case; plaintiffs expand suit
Longview News-Journal
... Superintendent Cara Cooke and Gregg County Tax-Assessor Collector Kirk Shields. However, a ruling in February 2017 dismissed Shields from the ...

WASHINGTON

Unhappy about rising Washington property taxes? Here's how it happened
Tacoma News Tribune
For Pierce County property owners, the past few years have felt like a rollercoaster ride. There was a decrease in property taxes in 2019, only to have ...

WEST VIRGINIA

Attempt to gut Senate Republican property tax plan narrowly fails
The Daily Times
... Joint Resolution 9, authorizing the Legislature to eliminate or lower the ad valorem tax on motor vehicles and any other tangible personal property.

WYOMING

Johnson County settles tax dispute
Gillette News Record
In 2016, the companies claimed that then-Assessor Cindy Barlow overvalued thousands of coalbed methane wells and their associated infrastructure, ...

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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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