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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 4/6/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Apr 06, 2020 | 0 Comments


Deadline extended for BC property assessment appeals
The Tri-City News
Morris said with more than two million properties to evaluate every year, assessors can't visit each one, so they have to use computer projections, ...


Sonoma County considers waiving penalty for late property tax, but not until after April 10 deadline
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The California Revenue and Taxation Code imposes a 10% penalty on late payments of property tax, which was due starting February 1 and will be ...

Property Taxes: OC Now Says Financial Hardship Doesn't Qualify for Late Fee Waivers
Orange County's property tax collector now says she will not waive late penalties for taxpayers who are impacted financially by COVID-19 pandemic ...

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom joins property tax relief fray
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Just days before property taxes are due, Gov. Gavin Newsom has waded into the financial tangle linked to whether the payments should — or can be ...


Loveland Reporter-Herald 
The Larimer County Assessor's Office announced Friday that it will extend the deadline to file 2020 business personal property declarations from April ...


Assessor trying to ensure Cook County property values adjusted to reflect 'coronavirus effect'
Chicago Sun-Times
All property owners will get a notification from the Cook County assessor's office. Assessor Fritz Kaegi said his staff will “have to bend over backwards to ...


To alleviate some of the challenges related to COVID-19 impacts, the Cedar Rapids Assessor's Office made a request last March through the Iowa ...


Clancy DuBos: Legislative Auditor, assessor disagree over Orleans appraisal process
It can order assessors to reassess properties if it determines an assessor has not applied the law properly or uniformly, within standardized margins. “We ...

Major issues with New Orleans property assessments: many skipped and more wrong, audit says
Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams inaccurately appraised more than a third of the city's commercial and residential properties and ignored ...


Coronavirus impact: Springfield delays property tax due date
SPRINGFIELD — The city has extended the due date for fourth-quarter property tax bills by one month to June 1 due to the coronavirus, Mayor ...


New Hampshire giving municipalities power to give breaks on interest, penalty payments
The Center Square
Chris Sununu announced he had issued an executive order allowing municipalities to offer the abatement to taxpayers to help ease economic woes.


Karaninchak Proposes Bill to Extend New Jersey Property Tax Deadline
Intended to help all taxpayers, the proposed bill would move the deadline for residential and commercial property taxes from May 1st to July 15th with ...


County completes first property reassessment in a decade, sees decreases in grievances
The Island Now
Nassau County Assessor David Moog has finalized and published the 2020-2021 assessment roll, the final step in completing the first countywide ...


With pending property tax hike, Nashville extends the tax relief deadline
The Tennessean
If approved for the program, you are still responsible for paying property taxes each year. The amount of relief is based on individual property ...

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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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