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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 3/31/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 31, 2022 | 0 Comments


Personal property tax reform hailed by business community heads to governor's desk
Chamber Business 
The state Legislature on Tuesday passed a personal property tax reform with bipartisan support that supporters say will dramatically simplify a complicated section of Arizona tax law.


Cook County property tax bills will likely be 6 months late. Whose fault is that?
Crain's Chicago Business
A verbal political brawl has broken out over who will wear the jacket for a huge delay in issuing second-half Cook County property tax bills, a lag that could push payments that normally are due on Aug. 1 past New Year's.


Wyoming voters to decide on slashing property taxes, enacting income tax
Wyoming is proposing to slash its property tax in half but enact an income tax in a move that would allow the city to hire 27 more firefighters, 13 more police officers and invest further in parks.


NJ Tax Court Finds Housing For Disabled Adults Tax-Exempt
The New Jersey Tax Court ruled that a couple's primary residence that is also used to provide living arrangements and life skills training to young adults with developmental disabilities is exempt...

Hackensack Property Values Up Over 20 Percent, City Reports
The latest annual tax reassessment has shown a city-wide increase in property values of over 20%, the City of Hackensack announced. This year's assessment was the first since 2020, as last year's assessment was canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.


IDA, developers win lawsuit against Queensbury over assessor decision
Post Star
A court has ruled in favor of an economic development agency and local developers in a lawsuit against the town of Queensbury over blocked tax abatements for Fowler Square.


Tenn. ALJ Cuts Health Facility's Value, Using Income Approach
A Tennessee independent living and nursing facility was overvalued by a local assessor, an administrative law judge ruled, relying largely on the income approach to valuation proposed by the property owner...


Dallas office occupancy rates are above national average
Dallas' office occupancy levels are at 46.6%, seven percentage points above the national average. But that still means more than half of local office space is unoccupied. Why it matters: If this keeps up, it's a game-changing shift for the economics of Dallas and cities nationwide.

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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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