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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/5/2020

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IDAHO

Idaho House leader threatens Prop 13-style 'nuclear option' to limit property taxes
Idaho Statesman
One of Idaho's legislative leaders says he has written a California Proposition 13-style citizen initiative to use as a “nuclear option” should the ...

Bill would allow homeowners to use sales, appraisals for property value instead of county ...
MDJOnline.com
“What I was trying to do is find a way to force the assessor to use an appraisal or a sale that's taken place … versus them coming up with a number out ...

MISSOURI

Council approves $42.9M abatement in taxes for Briggs
Daily American Republic
Poplar Bluff City Council members signed off Monday on an agreement that will give Briggs & Stratton a $42.9 million tax abatement on real and ...

West Hotel, LLC v. Jake Zimmerman, Assessor, St. Louis County
Missouri State Tax Commission - MO.gov State of Missouri
DECISION AND ORDER. West Hotel, LLC, (Complainant) appeals the St. Louis County Board of Equalization's (BOE) decision finding the true value ...

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Senator speaks about proposed constitutional amendment
RIVER COUNTRY - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
LINCOLN, NE - As state legislators work to find a solution to the Nebraska's property tax issue, one western Nebraska senator has brought forth an ...

NEW YORK

NYC Property Tax Overhaul Will Be A Blow To Real Estate Market, Those In The Industry Say
Forbes
The recommendations from the NYC Advisory Commission On Property Tax ... "This proposed tax system will drive many out not least because it's ...

Proposed Property Tax Reform Could Hit Some Upper West Siders Hard
westsiderag.com
The release of a preliminary report proposing reforms of the New York City property tax system on January 31st has people asking who the “winners ...

What you need to know about Erie County's property tax bill mess
Buffalo News
Most of the county property tax bills that arrived in the mail list amounts that are more than property owners really owe. So should property owners pay ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Slate Belt township faces 23% property tax hike to close budget gap
lehighvalleylive.com
Residents of Upper Mount Bethel Township are facing a property tax increase for 2020. The township's Board of Supervisors voted Monday to ...

RHODE ISLAND

RI has a law that caps property taxes. Now one city has to issue refunds.
The Boston Globe
Over the last decade, few municipalities have sought to increase their overall tax levy – the total amount of property taxes they take in each year ...

SOUTH CAROLINA

SC lawmakers say the state can afford to offer larger property tax breaks for seniors, people with ...
WRDW-TV
This offers property tax breaks to homeowners who are over the age of 65, ... This means, if you own a home with a Fair Market Value of $100,000, ...

TENNESSEE

The Investigators: One family owes Shelby County over $1 million in property taxes for Collierville ...
WMC
(WMC) -Shelby County relies on property taxes to fund schools, roads and public safety. ... The property is more than a tax burden. It is also unsafe.

TEXAS

New head of Denton Central Appraisal District named
News Break
Hope McClure is the new head of the Denton Central Appraisal District, replacing longtime head Rudy Durham after his departure in November.

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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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