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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/19/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL

Low-tax states are winning the real estate battle
HousingWire
And while Texas doesn't have an income tax, it does have relatively high property taxes. “Low taxes are contributing to higher home prices in Austin,” ...

ALABAMA

State Legislature Passes Pike Road Property Tax Bill
Alabama News Network
On Monday, the Alabama Legislature passed Pike Road's proposed property tax legislation. Money from the tax would go towards the building of a new ...

CALIFORNIA

Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone Condemned for “Sexist” and “Misogynistic” Comments 
The Silicon Valley Voice 
“Yes, things have changed in the Assessor's Office but I don't really believe it was because of you sir. I think because people like us are out there ...

IOWA

Iowa Senate passes bill cutting taxes, shifting mental health care funding to the state
desmoinesregister.com
Republican legislative leaders in the House and Senate have been working with Reynolds for weeks to come to an agreement on a tax cut package. The ...

LOUISIANA

Bill would cap New Orleans home property assessments
FOX 8 Live WVUE
He's tried since 2006 to get a cap passed, and Orleans Parish assessor Erroll Williams expects New Orleans home values to only increase. “It gives ...

Commercial property owners gripe over Assessor's call to show how they've fared during pandemic 
NOLA.com
Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams has requested that commercial property owners provide financial documents showing how well their ...

NEW JERSEY

Jersey City's WFMU Asks for Listener Support in Tax Dispute
TAPinto.net
JERSEY CITY, NJ - City officials are rallying behind free form radio station, WFMU, after the state tax assessor has asked the station to justify its ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Clean and Green Tax Program May Provide Opportunities for Property Tax Relief
JD Supra
Most property owners are familiar with the tax appeal process in Pennsylvania. But many may not be aware of a program that provides tax savings for ...

TENNESSEE

Save Nashville Now launches campaign against anti-property tax referendum
The Tennessean
A newly-formed Nashville coalition is aiming to defeat the city's anti-property tax referendum, setting the stage for dueling campaigns ahead of the July ...

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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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