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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/3/2021

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DELAWARE

County to reassess properties to settle school funding suit
Washington Post
Property taxes are a key funding component for school districts, but state law doesn't require reassessments on any particular schedule. Kent County ...

New Castle County to overhaul property tax system per settlement in education equity lawsuit
WDEL 1150AM
As part of the process, outdated tax rolls will reassessed on current property values--meaning some bills will go up while others will go down or remain ...

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Study: DC is among the places with the highest taxes
Washington Post
A recent analysis of state and local property, income and sales taxes in all 50 states and D.C. found D.C. residents pay the third highest in taxes as a ...

HAWAII

City offers extension option on second installment for real property
KHON2
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Payments for the City and County of Honolulu's second installment of real property taxes for the 2020-2021 tax year are due ...

IDAHO

Bill aims to make property taxes more equitable, transparent
Lewiston Morning Tribune
That's the hope of the interim Property Taxes and Revenue Expenditures ... introduced in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee on Monday.

ILLINOIS

Cook County waiving late fees on property taxes for two months
Chicago Daily Herald
Cook County property owners have two additional months -- until May 3 -- to pay the first installment of their property tax bills without a late fee, county ...

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Kathy Hubert: Highest school taxes paid by those least able to afford them
The Union Leader
As a result, we could see a local school property tax rate increase of roughly $3 per $1,000 — or almost $600 for a family with a home worth $200,000.

NEW JERSEY

Paterson quietly gave 20-year property tax breaks to developers
Paterson Times
Paterson granted 50 tax abatements that run for 20 years between 2017 ... Properties with abatement have to pay taxes on the land — tax on land is ...

NORTH DAKOTA

Grand Forks City Council approves tax breaks for UND Memorial Stadium, Lyons Auto Supply ...
Grand Forks Herald
... which means the properties will be taxed at their existing property tax rate, rather than the much higher one they'd incur once they're completed.

Lawmakers unveil bills aimed at providing property tax relief
KX NEWS
Rep. Jeff Magrum's bill would use Legacy Fund earnings to create a tax relief fund to help people pay less property taxes. Sen. Jason Heitkamp says his ...

TEXAS

Austin American-Statesman 
Travis Central Appraisal District records show that that home, a two-story white limestone with its own boat dock, has an appraised value of more than ...
 

VERMONT

Vt. lawmakers mull over proposed changes to tax structure
WCAX
A statewide property tax is the main contributor to Vermont's nearly $2 billion education fund. It's based on the value of your home, your income or a ...

VIRGINIA

CASEY: Read this now to avoid some postal-related tax penalties
Roanoke Times
One is Roanoke Treasurer Evelyn Powers. Her office is now preparing semiannual real estate tax bills for every piece of property in the city.

Legislature moving forward with bill hearings and property tax resolution
Norfolk Daily News
He said the chair of the Revenue Committee, Senator Lou Ann Linehan introduced LR 22 which would cap the real property tax revenue of a political ...

WASHINGTON

Tax a billionaire, raise some cash? It's an idea WA Democrats are floating
KUOW News and Information
Now, a group of Washington House Democrats want to impose a wealth tax on Washington's billionaires. Credit: Screenshot of Forbes real-time ...

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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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