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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 4/5/2023

Posted by John Brusniak | Apr 05, 2023 | 0 Comments


Bill would temporarily lower Indiana's cap on residential property taxes
Amid the rise in assessed home values, Indiana lawmakers may approve property tax relief this session. Republican state lawmakers have said the issue has been one of their top concerns this year. “We know that homeowner tax bills have gone up quite a bit, and we believe they'll go up again next year,” said State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton), who chairs the House Ways and Means committee.


Property tax portion of Nebraska's tax-relief package advances 41-0
Nebraska Examiner
Senators passed Legislative Bill 243 on the first round of debate, 41-1. LB 243, as introduced by State Sen. Tom Briese of Albion and amended by the Revenue Committee, would make a series of changes aimed at easing the financial impact of increasing property tax valuations on Nebraska's local property taxpayers.


Tax error by Jackson County assessor leads to action in Salem
Central Point resident Alvin Woody grew alarmed in 2019 at how high his property taxes had soared. After Jackson County Assessor David Arrasmith acknowledged an error had been made, Woody calculated that because of the mistake, he'd paid $47,950.07 in unnecessary taxes since 2006.


Harrison County OKs Eastman tax abatement to lure proposed $850M project
The Harrison County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a property tax abatement agreement between Harrison County and Eastman Circular Ventures LLC Tuesday to further increase the county's chances of bringing the company's polyester plastic recycling technology here and add 204 new jobs.

El Paso property appraised values soar for third year in a row
El Paso Matters
For the third year in a row, homeowners are having sticker shock as they open their recently mailed 2023 property valuation notices from the El Paso Central Appraisal District. This is the third straight year the appraisal district conducts a mass reappraisal of properties in El Paso County. 


Property tax bill clears finish line
The Intermountain
Legislation that will prohibit foreign countries on U.S. government watch lists and fly-by-night property speculators from purchasing land at county tax sales was approved by Gov. Jim Justice, adding another tool in the toolbox for local governments. Senate Bill 548, clarifying what parties can redeem delinquent property and limiting those entitled to bid, was one of several bills signed by Justice before a midnight deadline Wednesday. 

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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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