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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/19/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

IDAHO

Idaho senators kill bill aiming to decrease property taxes, limit cities' budget growth
Idaho Statesman
Local elected and public safety officials had decried the measure that would have placed new caps on local governments' property tax budgets. If the bill ...

IOWA

Property assessments for Sioux City homes to rise by 8.5%
Sioux City Journal
The percentage change in valuations varies house by house and ... The 2021 assessments will be used to calculate local property taxes for the ...

MASSACHUSETTS

Reimbursement for town tax error to go before town meeting voters
The Sun Chronicle
Town Manager William Keegan had hoped to resolve the matter administratively, possibly by utilizing the abatement process. But since the family had ...

MINNESOTA

Empty offices could mean higher taxes for Twin Cities homeowners
Axios
By the numbers: The 16 largest office properties in downtown Minneapolis paid nearly $110 million in property taxes last year, according to the ...

MISSOURI

Used car sales lead to rise in personal property tax assessment 
fox2now.com 
The St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman warned taxpayers earlier this year to keep a close eye on the declarations because your car may be ...

OHIO

Clean Energy Future LLC Presents Case for 100% Tax Break to Build $900M Energy Plant
businessjournaldaily.com
Through an Enterprise Zone agreement with the county, Clean Energy Future Trumbull LLC is requesting a 100% tax abatement for 15 years for the ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Constitutional amendment proposes end to Pennsylvania property taxes
Clearfield Progress
“Our proposal outright prohibits school districts from levying property taxes and ensures the powerful and entrenched special interests opposing reform ...

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina groups say state's property-tax system needs overhaul
KPVI News 6
“Real per capita property tax revenue growth has slowed since the passage of Act 388,” the study said. “The average rate of growth before 2007 was 2.9 ...

TENNESSEE

Shelby County property assessor proposes new process as assessments set to rise '20 and 30%'
wreg.com
Typically done every four years, the numbers can be shocking if residents aren't prepared, so the Assessor'sOffice is looking to revamp the process all ...

TEXAS

Grayson Co. company affected by tax office dilemma
Kxii
A local business says the Grayson County tax office delay in payment processing has caused a big problem...

Appraisal Review Board chair resigns 
The Austin Bulldog 
Leaves Travis Central Appraisal District in limbo leading into upcoming protest season. Storey Cordelle. The Travis Appraisal Review Board (ARB) ...

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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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