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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/2/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

ALABAMA

Elmore County Unanimously Votes "Yes" For Ad Valorem Tax Proposal
Alabama News Network
Some residents are not convinced that this is the right decision or the right time for the county to have an Ad Valorem tax increase, while others...


CALIFORNIA

Kremen drops out of assessor race over revealing photo
Palo Alto Daily Post
Daily Post Staff Writer Gary Kremen of Palo Alto has dropped out of the race for county assessor after it was revealed that…


CONNECTICUT

Yale's tax-exempt property value surges by nearly $700 million
Yale Daily News
Over the last six years, the value of New Haven's tax-exempt property has risen — but the value of Yale's has risen faster.


FLORIDA

Palm Beach County poised to pass Broward in property market value
The Palm Beach Post
Under Florida law, there are three types of property value. Each value is based on market information, including sales of comparable property from previous years. When sale prices decline, so do values and when sale prices increase, values coincide.


IDAHO

GOP senators introduce bill to cut some Idaho property taxes
The Idaho Statesman
Idaho Republicans are floating legislation that would eliminate most property taxes on owner-occupied homes while increasing the sales tax — to the highest rate in the nation.


IOWA

Cargill asks for 20 percent property valuation cut Cut could affect finances for local bodies
Albia News
Noe said that Cargill has appealed the 2021 assessed value of their property and requested that the valuation be cut by $22,174,511 or about 20 percent across the board which could impact the finances of several local entities.


MINNESOTA

10 tax refunds awarded after MN Supreme Court ruling in favor of Perham Health
Perham Focus
The Minnesota Supreme Court determined that Perham Hospital District properties should have been exempt from property taxes back to taxes payable 2015.


NEW YORK

NY's absurdly complicated tax exemptions need an overhaul
Syracuse 
March 1 is the deadline for low-income seniors to apply for a property tax break of up to 50% from their towns. The senior citizen exemption isn't new. Nor are the requirements that seniors prove their incomes every year by baring their financial lives to the town assessor.


TEXAS

Has Texas' land rush run its course? Record year ends with quarterly sales decline
A&M RERC
A year in which Texas rural land sales reached unprecedented highs ended with a surprising slowdown. Total land sales for 2021 surpassed 2020 by 17.8 percent. That was despite a fourth quarter with 953 fewer sales than the same period of 2020.

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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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