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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/1/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 01, 2022 | 0 Comments


Business associations propose solutions to property tax squeezing small business
Saanich News
Government must amend property tax policies that leave small businesses shouldering a disproportionate portion of the tax base, according to a group of BC business associations.


S.F.'s plan to tax 40,000 empty homes under scrutiny
SF Examiner
There's no more vivid image of San Francisco's inequality: thousands sleep on the streets each night, while thousands of luxury condos sit empty above them. Now, this progressive rallying cry has led to a concrete policy proposal...


Legislature eyes tax break for possible $1.8 billion semiconductor expansion project as Micron considers Boise plant growth
Idaho Press
Two sources familiar with the negotiations tell BoiseDev that the City of Boise and State of Idaho has been in negotiations with the chip giant to expand manufacturing in Boise since last fall.


Hot real estate market mostly missed Illinois, ranking 48th for new homes
Illinois Policy
Real estate markets in the U.S. caught fire in 2021 as low mortgage rates, pent-up demand and low inventories sent sales prices soaring during the year. But Illinois was just lukewarm.


NJ Tax Court Says Hotel Can't Fight Assessment Before Paying
The New Jersey Tax Court rejected a hotel's challenge to its property tax assessment, saying it failed to pay the taxes as required before making the challenge and rejecting its plea...


Appraisal district finally has a deputy chief
The Austin Bulldog
Mann is a licensed Property Tax Appraiser. Photo of Lonnie Wayne Hendry Jr. Lonnie Wayne Hendry Jr. The deputy chief's position has been vacant since...

$4 Million Property Tax Abatement Approved for Georgetown Circuit Manufacturing Facility
The Texans
Williamson County commissioners and the Georgetown City Council approved 50 percent property tax abatements for a 300,000 square-foot circuit-manufacturing facility to be built in Georgetown.


House rich, cash poor: How some Utahns cope with rising values, property tax
Deseret News
Johnson is grateful for the Circuit Breaker property tax relief program, which helps her stay in her home as property taxes rise.

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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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