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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 4/20/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Apr 20, 2022 | 0 Comments


Campbell County property values increasing, some up by 50%
An increase in Campbell County property values means homeowners will be paying more taxes to the government later this year. Some property values are increasing by as much as 50%.


Detroiters still seeking compensations for overassessed property taxes 12 years later
Detroit's city council president says she and her colleagues are working hard to address a long-standing issue of overassessed taxes in the city of Detroit. This large overestimate is impacting thousands of homeowners.


An explanation for those gob-smacking property valuations
The City Council brought in the experts to subdue palpitations brought on by the jaw-dropping increase in property valuations residents received this past month for 2022 property assessments.


Hunt County home values have risen 20% over the past year
We're visiting with Brent South of the Hunt County Appraisal District. And Brent, you recently went around the county to several towns, having some public forums answering folks' questions about the appraisal process.

Waco Court of Appeals Holds that Chief Appraiser Not Protected by Official Immunity in Taxpayer Suit
In a decision likely to send shivers down the spines of chief appraisers across the state, the Waco Court of Appeals has held that a taxpayer's action for a declaratory judgment against the chief appraiser for an arbitrary appraisal may proceed as an action against the appraiser in his personal capacity.

Bexar County follows San Antonio, gives DeLorean $500k tax deal
Bexar County approved a tax abatement deal worth over half-a-million dollars on Tuesday, April 19, for DeLorean, now calling itself DeLorean Motors Reimagined. Commissioners approved a 100% tax abatement for DeLorean for the next 10 years, amounting to an estimated value of $512,828.

Your Property Tax Bill Could Be Way, Way Worse
If you're like every other homeowner in Texas right now, you've looked at your property tax bill and then promptly put it back down just in case the numbers might change if you pretend you never opened the envelope.

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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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