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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/30/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

ALASKA

Anchorage mayor extends 'hunker down' order to mid-April and delays property tax bills
Anchorage Daily News
... to suspending property tax bills for landlords. It's cheaper to keep someone in a home than to find them housing after becoming homeless, he said.

CALIFORNIA

Marin property tax deadline unchanged by pandemic
Marin Independent Journal
Marin County residents have been granted eviction protection and other relief during the coronavirus crisis, but the April 10 property tax deadline will ...

COLORADO

Denver waives late interest fees on property taxes
coloradopolitics.com
Polis' executive order applies only to property owners who are paying property taxes in two installments. In Denver, 65% of property tax revenues fund ...

CONNECTICUT

City's tax-exempt grand list grows to 60 percent of total real estate
Yale Daily News (blog)
Acting City Assessor Alexzander Pullen announced the growth in the 2019 non-taxable grand list, an index of all properties within the Elm City that ...

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

DC Mayor: Delaying Property Taxes 'Would Be Detrimental If Not Catastrophic'
NBC4 Washington
D.C. residents and business owners still have to pay their property tax bill due March 31, despite the July extension to pay income taxes, according to ...

FLORIDA

Florida extends 2019 county property tax deadlines in wake of coronavirus economic hit
Miami Herald
Florida Department of Revenue Executive Director Jim Zingale issued an emergency order Thursday that extends the usual real estate property tax ...

GEORGIA

Walker commissioner waives penalties on property taxes
Northwest Georgia News
Walker County will temporarily waive penalties and interest on valorem, occupational and hotel-motel taxes. Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield ...

Macon-Bibb Tax Assessor's Office moving all services online
41 NBC News
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon-Bibb Tax Assessor's Office is closed to the public until further notice. The office sent a news release ...

INDIANA

Indiana Governor Orders Extension of Property Tax Exemption filing deadline from April 1st to June ...
JD Supra (press release)
B. Suspension of the deadline for submitting property tax exemption applications found under Ind. Code §§ 6-1.1-11-3 & 3.5 from April 1, 2020 until ...

IOWA

Iowa suspends property tax collection, evictions
MDJOnline.com
Among the temporary policy changes enacted by the Republican governor were amendments suspending the collection of property taxes and ...

MAINE

Kennebunk considers 5% property tax hike
York County Coast Star
KENNEBUNK, Maine — The town is proposing a budget for the coming fiscal year that would add about 5% to local property taxes. Between operating ...

MINNESOTA

Kandiyoh County Assessor asks property tax appeals be submitted by email
KWLM (Willmar Radio)
(Willmar MN-) The Kandiyohi County Assessor's Office is asking anyone who wants to appeal their property valuation, classification and tax statement ...

Wright County Assessor Publishes Update Concerning Boards Of Equalization
Patch.com
A memo from Wright County Assessor Tony Rasmuson to county residents and representatives of cities and townships concerning the schedule for ...

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Department of Revenue Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance, Extended Deadlines ...
The National Law Review
NOTE: it is unclear at this time whether the normal August deadline for filing ad valorem tax objections will be similarly extended. Affordable rental ...

MONTANA

Bozeman schools cancel two of three taxes on ballot
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
It will ask voters to OK a $1 million-per-year “transition levy,” a new property tax, for up to six years to help pay for operating Bozeman's second high ...

NEBRASKA

Hall County encouraging residents to use online services
Grand Island Independent
Any individual needing assistance can call the Hall County assessor's office at (308) 385-5050, or the register of deeds office at (308) 385-5040. “We ...

NEW YORK

April 1 property tax bill looms; no current plans to freeze payments during coronavirus outbreak
silive.com
“We are asking you to provide relief by temporarily freezing collection of propertytaxes and water bills for those affected until this crisis is stabilized or ...

OHIO

Mahoning commissioners OK tax abatement for Southern Park Mall
MahoningMatters.com
YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Commissioners approved a tax abatement for Southern Park Mall at a meeting Thursday. The Community ...

TEXAS

North Texas Property Tax Appraisals Among Notices Delayed By COVID-19 Pandemic
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Chief appraiser Jeff Law said he was still working to determine when notices would be mailed, and that they've been delayed in the North Texas ...

To Keep Property Taxes Low, Texas Will Need to Reform Education
The Liberator Online (blog)
According to a recent University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll, voters in the Lone Star State believe that property taxes are too high and the state is not ...

Dallas is booming with price gouging complaints while another city gives its residents free money
The Dallas Morning News (blog)
After the tornado struck portions of her district, she proved her usefulness with ... Appraisal districts are in a freak-out about how to handle appeals.

Appraisal District delays notices of appraised value, closes office
San Antonio Business Journal
The Bexar County Appraisal District has delayed the notification of appraised values to tax agents until April 18, rather than April 1, the district ...

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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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