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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/7/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 07, 2020 | 0 Comments


Tennis star Andrea Jaeger runs afoul of tax assessor in Colorado
The Journal
A nonprofit for kids with cancer run by former tennis star Andrea Jaeger was flagged recently for wrongfully collecting tax breaks, after she allegedly ...

Opinion: Lax oversight of oil & gas shortchanges the state, taxpayers
Weld County, a drilling hub, applies an ad valorem tax to oil and gas property. That oil and gas property value for 2016 and 2017, according to Weld's ...


Business leader warns Chicago property tax shifts could 'shock' Illinois into recession
The Center Square
From 2018 to 2019, the Cook County Assessor's office said the northern third of the county's businesses would see their share of the total property tax ...


St. James Parish officials push for negotiated property tax exemption on $228M hydrogen plant
The Advocate
Even with the changes, the reduced exemptions would still save Linde $18.2 million in taxes over 10 years, Assessor Glenn Waguespack said in an ...


Some land values shooting sky high: Town adjusts tax assessments
Mount Desert Islander
Tax Assessor Kyle Avila made the adjustments after looking at the sale price of similar properties in the same neighborhoods or parts of town over the ...


Justices side with Columbus schools in tax fight over New Albany-area apartments
The Columbus Dispatch
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the doubling of the market value of a New Albany-area apartment complex to $34.5 million in a property-tax ...


Chief appraiser appointed to board
El Paso Inc.
Kilgore is the executive director and chief appraiser at the El Paso Central Appraisal District. Kilgore will serve through 2022. The association was ...


Evers calls special session to increase school funding, lower property taxes
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Gov. Tony Evers is calling lawmakers back to the state capital for a special session with the goal of increasing educational ...

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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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