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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/17/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments


$700M Colorado property tax relief bill signed into law by Gov. Polis
Colorado Newsline
The largest measure inked on Monday is a $700 million cut to property taxes over two years in an effort to reduce how much homeowners owe as property values soar. It reduces the taxable value of homes by $15,000 and the value of some commercial properties by $30,000 and lowers assessment rates.


New Chicago Property Assessment Pushes Tax Burden from Homeowners to Businesses, Assessor Fritz Kaegi Says
The Chicago reassessment findings are in line with reassessments conducted by Kaegi in suburban Cook County, according to the assessor's office.


Philly's New Assessment Rollout Making The Property Tax Hike Even Harder To Swallow
The Office of Property Assessment has a local reputation for a lack of uniformity that has resulted in seemingly arbitrary valuations, even after a major overhaul in the past decade.


West Austin Home Turned Backyard Family Cemetery at Center of Dispute with Appraisal District
The Texan
Buried deep in the obscurity of the Travis County District Court docket is a legal dispute between a property owner and the appraisal district fighting the tax exemption for his family cemetery.


Bills to cap taxes has failed in sessions
Cody Enterprise
On Tuesday, the Park County commissioners meet with county assessor Pat...After talks with assessors in other states, Meyer is now calling for...

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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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