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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/13/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments


St. Louis wins property tax case, but state reduces Ikea's burden $13 million
The Missouri State Tax Commission sided with the City of St. Louis' Board of Equalization in a ruling against Ikea's request to lower its property taxes, but it still received a $13 million tax reduction.


Rutherford County property values skyrocket by average of 44%
News Channel 5
Residents in Rutherford County began receiving their new property tax valuations this month. On average, the appraised value of properties in the county skyrocketed by about 44%.


As property taxes soar across Texas, tapping into state's surplus being examined as a way to find property owners
In Harris County, over 95% of residential properties are seeing a jump in their property tax appraisals for this year. The climbs are unprecedented across our area with Fort Bend, Montgomery and Harris Counties all-seeing rises in the neighborhood of 30%.

While your home value skyrockets, Texas businesses have gotten a break. Who pays? You
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Since 1997 commercial properties, like Walmart, have been able to sue Texas appraisal districts to lower their property values irrespective of...

Dear Californians and other Texas newcomers: Here's the skinny on your tax bill
Dallas Morning News
The appraisal district says high taxes are the elected officials' fault. Elected officials say appraisal districts are responsible. They're both to...


King County property values rise at ‘unprecedented' rates; tax hikes likely
The Seattle Times
The region's hot real estate market has led to “unprecedented” increases in home values that will drive up next year's property tax bills, according to the King County assessor's office.

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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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