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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/25/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 25, 2021 | 0 Comments


Report about lost tax revenue from successful property appeals gets shrug from council
... between the property owners and the city assessor or the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) to correct an assessment error.


Almost half of small businesses fear closing before end of Q2
Small businesses that are "highly concerned" about staying afloat through the end of Q2...


Denver Assessor: Commercial property valuations to drop for first time in decade
Denver Assessor: Commercial property valuations to drop for first time in decade. By BizWest Staff — March 23, 2021.


East Haven Assessor Under Investigation For 'Workplace Issues'
EAST HAVEN, CT —For three decades, Michael Milici has been the East Haven assessor. Earlier this month, town officials placed Milici on paid ...


Orange County tax collector sues Orlando International Airport over unpaid taxes
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Previously, for 2015-2019, GOAA was notified of the taxes owed on its properties and did not challenge the amount, the lawsuit states. “We hope to ...


City Council approves tax abatement for Project Mastodon
(WANE) – Tuesday evening, the Fort Wayne City Council voted to approve a tax abatement for Project Mastodon, pending completion of the project. The ...

Fort Wayne City Council approves tax abatement for 'Project Mastodon'
Fort Wayne's NBC
They said the property is 149 acres, however, they would only develop 82 acres of the land. The project would create one 100-foot building, and 1,200 ...


Property Assessments Increase Despite Pandemic
County Assessor Tom McManus says he thought values might go down because of the slowdown in the local and national economies. Instead ...

Senate Republicans seek property tax changes
Quad City Times
DES MOINES — A Senate subcommittee started work Wednesday on a massive property tax revamp that gradually would shift the cost of mental ...


For-profit fitness center lobbyists take fresh run at property tax exemption | Kansas Reflector
Kansas Reflector
Kansas House wades into campaign began in 2013 to grant for-profit fitness clubs a property tax exemption currently reserved for nonprofits.

County to pay $150K in Home Depot tax appeal case
Manhattan Mercury
Riley County will have to refund just over $151,000 after the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals ruled in favor of the local Home Depot on a 2018 appraisal ...


After years of rising New Orleans property taxes, this plan aims to slow the surge
Assessor Erroll Williams said that could make it easier to pass the ... of cap on rising assessments in 2004 but ran into opposition from assessors in ...


Bill to eliminate vehicle property tax sees slow progress
SB 24 sponsor needs 3 more Republican senators to support removing tax. Vehicle property tax bill needs just a few more GOP senators. St. Charles ...


New Hampshire's property taxes among highest in country
KPVI News 6
Blue states have 31.12% higher real estate property taxes – averaging $2,722 – than red states, which average $2,076. WalletHub Analyst Liz Gonzalez ...


New assessment 'an archaic way to tax': Roslyn Landing resident
The Island Now
When Patrick Silberstein moved to a townhouse in the Roslyn Landing development from a house in Kings Point, he and his wife intended to ...


One month after tax revaluations are mailed, New Hanover already receives a few thousand appeals
Port City Daily
“Every attribute, every difference, everything that you have in your house will add something different to your property,” Snell said. “Whether you have a ...


Bill to Overhaul SC Tax Sale Procedure Would Expand Notice to Mortgagees
A bill pending before the South Carolina General Assembly, SB 102, would rewrite the procedure most commonly used to collect unpaid property taxes through the sale of real estate and mobile homes...


Tenn. grants Memphis biotech project $2M; Commission delays reappraisal decision
Memphis Business Journal
Shelby County Assessor of Property Melvin Burgess agreed with the tabling of the discussion, so he can have further discussions with commissioners, ...

Tennessee bill looks to increase accountability for local governments considering tax hikes
Johnson City Press
... Nashville's 34% property tax increase last year, two Tennessee lawmakers have ... House Bill 1315 is sponsored by two Franklin Republicans, Rep.


The City of Amarillo approved a tax abatement agreement and location incentive for a business ...
The 200,000 sq. ft. facility would be constructed in the AEDC's south Georgia business park. The city council approved an abatement of future taxes on ...

Samsung Electronics Texas property tax break approved
Korea JoongAng Daily
The chief accountant of Texas sent a letter to a local government in the state advising it that Samsung Electronics is entitled to a property tax cut of at ...

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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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