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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/3/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 03, 2022 | 0 Comments


Idaho Senate committee advances bill that would soften blow to circuit breaker program...
Idaho Capital Sun
The Idaho Senate will consider a bill to bring additional property tax relief to homeowners through the state's circuit breaker program.


Study: Indiana's property tax burden is shifting to homeowners even without new business tax cut
Residential homeowners in Indiana already pay 45.6% of the property tax burden and that would rise to 51% by 2026 even without a legislative proposal to reduce the business personal property tax,…


Minn. Bill Would Repeal Commercial Property Tax
Minnesota would repeal its general tax, a property tax on commercial-industrial and seasonal recreational properties, under a bill introduced…


Two proposals to relieve property tax burden moving through N.J. Legislature
Spot On NJ
Some New Jersey lawmakers are putting forward two proposals to address the state's high property taxes, after many of them promised to make affordability their top priority…


Progressives and Hochul Battle Over Fate of $1.7B Developer Tax Break
And every year, the 421-a abatement that provides decades of property tax exemptions to rental housing tops the list.


Pa. Justices To Hear Sales-Based Property Tax Appeal Fight
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear claims from two property owners saying a school district violated the state constitution's uniformity…


Tenn. Museum Exempt From Property Tax, ALJ Says
Two Tennessee properties used as a museum are exempt from property taxes, an administrative law judge ruled Monday, because an assessor's finding…

Tenn. ALJ Rejects Property Owners' Value Analysis
The judge found that the county assessor's comparable sales were properly adjusted and more accurately valued the property.

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West Virginia Ranch Not Eligible for State's Farm Tax Break
Bloomberg Tax
West Virginia's highest court has ruled a man could not use a special valuation method that helps farms lower their property tax, because his 29-acre ranch did not meet agricultural requirements for it.

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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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