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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/26/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 26, 2020 | 0 Comments


Connecticut cities, solar installers locked in legal fight over property taxes
Energy News Network
A few years ago, some municipal tax assessors began interpreting that wording to mean that solar panels that are owned outright by the homeowner ...


A one-year freeze on your property tax bill is one step closer to reality after vote
Idaho Statesman
Following an hour-long debate that included barnyard analogies about a stubborn stub-tailed cow and selective rat eradication, the Idaho House on ...


Republican Activist Wants To Limit Property Tax Hikes In Montgomery County
WAMU 88.5
Ficker has proposed dozens of ballot measures over the years, and he says this one was inspired by an 8.7% property tax increase in 2016 across ...


Our Opinion: Abolishing personal property tax worth considering
Jefferson City News Tribune
A grassroots group called Stop Taxing Our Personal Property Committee, or STOPP, is collecting signatures for an initiative petition that would put the ...


Bonham Theatre, Camp Jefferson will remain tax exempt despite challenge from county assessor
Jefferson County assessor Mary Banahan denied applications for property tax exemption for both the camp and the theatre, saying the institutions do ...


No Surprise Here — NJ Has Highest Real Estate Property Tax in US, Study Finds
NBC New York
Property taxes can be a small inconvenience or a major burden. It all depends where you live. The average American household spends $2,375 on ...


Danish company doubles down on South Texas with proposed $295M wind farm
San Antonio Business Journal
Orsted plans to begin construction on the Helena Wind project in March 2021, to be completed in second quarter 2022, according to a tax abatement ...


West Virginia Senate Clears Half Of Two-Pronged Personal Property TaxOverhaul
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
A two-pronged tax overhaul got halfway completed Monday in the West Virginia Senate. The sweeping proposal — which includes a repeal of ...

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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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