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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/25/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

ALABAMA

Commission approves solar project tax abatement
The News Courier
The Limestone County Commission voted 2-1 Tuesday morning to grant a tax abatement for ten years to Athenian Sky Solar, LLC for its potential new solar farm project within Limestone County.


FLORIDA

Miami has the least affordable housing in the US
Quartz
For buyers and renters alike, the pandemic has made housing a lot more expensive. Compared to median incomes, home prices and rents shot up almost everywhere in the US over the last two years.


Property Tax Breaks Supported For Police, Teachers, Military
CBS Miami
The Florida House on Thursday unanimously passed a proposal that would ask voters to increase homestead property-tax exemptions for first responders, teachers and military members, with the issue expected to go before a key Senate committee Monday.


ILLINOIS

Governor promotes his property tax rebate proposal in Central Illinois
WJBC
“I urge every local taxing district to take a hard look at reducing property taxes that they impose on their communities. It in fact is imposed at a local level,” said Gov. JB Pritzker during a visit to the Decatur city council chambers.


INDIANA

Tax Court reverses for property owner in homestead deduction, tax cap dispute
The Indiana Lawyer
An Indianapolis homeowner's carriage house and detached garage are eligible for the standard homestead deduction and a 1% property tax cap, the Indiana Tax Court ruled in a Wednesday reversal, despite the Indiana Board of Tax Review's decision to the contrary.


LOUISIANA

Shell confirms shuttered Convent facility will become an alternative fuels complex
The Advocate
After closing its Convent refinery at the end of 2020, Shell has confirmed it plans to revive the facility as an alternative fuels complex. No timeline has been set for the project, but Shell…


PENNSYLVANIA         

Pa. rep. proposes bill to eliminate school property tax
ABC27
New legislation proposed in Pennsylvania would eliminate school property taxes and establish “a more modem and reliable way to fund education” in the state. State Representative Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) introduced House Bill 13.


TEXAS

State says UCAD values off by $96.2M
Uvalde Leader News
The results of the 2021 property value study performed by the Texas Comptroller's office indicate two Uvalde County school districts are in jeopardy of losing state funding after their evaluations fell short by a combined $96.2 million.

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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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