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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/10/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | May 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

ARIZONA

Arizona Court of Appeals Holds State and Local Property Taxes Assessed Against Permanent ...
Snell & Wilmer
On appeal, Taxpayer first argued that the Tax Court erred by failing to rule that property taxation of its Facility was per se preempted under 25 U.S.C...

COLORADO

Bill to cut $375 million in tax credits coming Monday to Colorado Legislature
Denver Business Journal
In addition to offsetting losses from the increased business personal property tax exemption, it will expand Colorado's child tax credit and earned income ...

CONNECTICUT

Leaders of Meriden nonprofits dispute tax assessments
Meriden Record-Journal
“From a procedural perspective, we believe the tax assessor was off the ... State law allows local assessors to determine what properties, owned by ...

IDAHO

Officials raise concerns about property tax bill
Lewiston Morning Tribune
Local officials are worried that hastily passed property tax legislation sitting on Idaho Gov. Brad Little's desk could have serious consequences for local ...

Brace yourself: Property tax assessments are coming soon. Here's how much they'll go up
Idaho Statesman
Ada County Assessor Bob McQuade told the Idaho Statesman that...To determine assessments, the county assessor's office looks at home ...

INDIANA

Appeals on the way as 62% of St. Joseph County properties see higher assessments
South Bend Tribune
Mandrici's office uses a “mass appraisal” method that assigns assessed values to properties based on sales data from their neighborhoods; if sale ...

KANSAS

Senate-backed property tax bundle runs into wall in Kansas House over last-minute amendments
Kansas Reflector
TOPEKA — A Kansas property tax bill amended with bipartisan support in the Senate ran into trouble Thursday in the House, with one lawmaker ...

Windfall for Kansas health club kingpin worms way into property tax bill
Kansas Reflector
The bill also includes an extension of a 20-mill property tax levy that generates $750 million annually for K-12 public schools. In a tradeoff, the House ...

Plan ties Kansas school tax to break for closed businesses
Tacoma News Tribune
Those taxes are based on a property's appraised value, so they're due even if a business makes no money. The votes were 35-0 in the Senate and 108- ...

MAINE

Pandemic-fueled real estate boom threatens property tax hikes as much as 30% for Maine ...
pressherald.com
Long-delayed revaluations promise to shift some tax responsibility from business to residential property owners; one South Portland woman is ...

MINNESOTA

Commercial property owners say pandemic lowered value of their real estate holdings
Duluth News Tribune
Burns said assessors are unfortunately misguided by listing prices at times. “What you're trying to sell a property for sometimes becomes the assessor's ...

MISSOURI

Jones vetoes tax incentives on 2 central corridor developments, including high-profile Jesuit Hall ...
St. Louis Business Journal
Fernando Cepeda's Neighborhood Properties was seeking tax abatement of 10 years at 95% for the $80 million redevelopment of Jesuit Hall in Grand ...

NEW YORK

Here's why Andrew Yang wants to hike taxes on vacant NYC land by 500%
New York Post
Commercial vacant land is currently valued and taxed at under 20 percent of its market value. Yang wants to change that and instead tax the properties ...

TEXAS

Local woman advocates for in-person appraisal meetings
KRIS Corpus Christi News
The Nueces County District Appraisal Office said they're closed until September because of COVID-19 safety concerns, but Lloyd said she doesn't ...

'Nationally-known' water bottling company backs out of Conroe deal
Community Impact Newspaper
That the client withdrew its purchase and sale agreement with CIDC as well as withdrew its application for a tax abatement from Montgomery County.

Bill punishing cities that 'defund police' passes Texas House
KXAN.com
If approved by the Senate, and signed into law by the governor, HB 1900 would cap property tax rates in cities that cut funding for police and deduct ...

Law may require city to lower property tax rate 
Times Record News
Property tax sign with residential neighborhood. Wichita Falls homeowners are bracing for a higher tax bite after property appraisals rose significantly ...

About the Author

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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