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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 2/8/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Feb 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

ARIZONA

Arizona senator introduces bill exempting digital currencies from property taxes
CoinGeek
Senator Wendy Rogers' bill also protects the right to run a node on any network and wants to make it legal to pay taxes and fines in any digital…


CALIFORNIA

Assessor-Recorder Marc Tonnesen retiring after 16 years
The Reporter
After 16 years, Solano County Assessor-Recorder Marc Tonnesen will not be seeking re-election. Tonnesen said he will have amassed 33 years in public service by the time his term ends and is looking forward to the next chapter.


CONNECTICUT

Hartford's soaring home values could mean sticker shock when tax bills come due
Hartford Courant
Many homeowners in Hartford face property tax bills that could soar by $1000 or more after a recently-completed real estate revaluation found…


FLORIDA

County clerk of courts gets another chance to challenge
Florida Today
Brevard County Clerk of Courts Rachel Sadoff will get a second bite at the apple regarding the interpretation of a county charter rule that limits property tax increases.


Property tax cut for first responders, teachers clears second House hurdle
Florida Politics
A measure that would ask voters to approve a new $50,000 exemption to homestead property taxes for teachers, nurses, child welfare workers,…


IDAHO

Bill would allow Idaho cities to issue property tax rebates
Boise State Public Radio
The bill allows cities to rebate property taxes by passing an ordinance. “In other words, a city can do with property taxes what the state is doing with income and sales taxes this year," Gannon said.


MAINE

Box retailers continue challenging Maine towns to get out of paying what they owe
Maine Beacon
Two and a half years later, box stores continue to seek lower property tax bills by arguing their open and successful retail properties should be…


MASSACHUSETTS

Councilor thinks some Mass and Cass property owners should get tax breaks
Universal Hub
City Councilor Michael Flaherty (at large) wants to cut a break for property owners in Newmarket Square for everything they have to put up with these days.


Boston is leaning more on property taxes during the pandemic
The Business Journals
Property taxes approached three-quarters of City Hall's general-fund revenue last fiscal year, according to a new report.


MONTANA

Guest view: Property tax initiative would eliminate basic services
The Montana Standard
Troy Downing, state auditor, and Matthew Monforton, former legislator, say their initiative will lower property taxes on houses owned by long-term…


NEBRASKA

Editorial: The tax we hate but love
North Platte Telegraph
A proposed growth limit on school property tax requests (Legislative Bill 986) might or might not survive a Tuesday vote to end a filibuster.


VIRGINIA

Personal property tax has deep roots, long history in Virginia
WAVY.com
While most Virginians experience the personal property tax each year as a levy on their vehicle, the tax has been in place for centuries in some…


Investigation: What can Youngkin do about the annual aggravation known as the personal property tax?
WAVY.com
RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — It's the tax that never goes away: Virginia's infamous personal property tax. “For years down the road, you continuously…

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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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