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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/19/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | May 19, 2022 | 0 Comments


Finding a place to rent in Los Angeles has become a competitive sport
Los Angeles Times
Across L.A. County, the median rent in April for all sizes of vacant apartments jumped nearly 16% from a year earlier, to $1,897, according to data from rental website Apartment List. Median rent...


Bill bans school property tax increases from reassessments
State lawmakers are considering legislation to prohibit local school boards from taking advantage of court-ordered property reassessments in Delaware's three counties to increase school district taxes.


Longboat property tax values expected to rise by double-digit percentage
Your Observer
After a year of record real estate prices in 2021, an unusual budget and property tax season is likely to follow this summer, Sarasota County's chief deputy tax appraiser said Monday.


Law to transition Idaho to statewide public defense system will provide some property tax relief, but not much
Boise Dev
A new law passed this year means the state will start picking up the tab from local governments to cover the cost of public criminal defense to provide property tax relief. But, it's unknown exactly how much of a break it will bring to taxpayers.

Bannock County GOP assessor race decided by 3 votes
Local News 8
Here is an example of why your vote matters. The tightest race of the night came at the county level and was decided by three votes. During the Bannock Republican Assessor race, Anita Hymas edged out Greg Cates by only three votes.


Wirepoints: Illinois Property Tax Bills Have Grown 268% Since 1990
According to the nonprofit Wirepoints, the average household now owes nearly $4,400 in residential taxes each year, up from $1,200 in 1990. In 2020, property taxes ate up 5.9% of median household incomes in Illinois. 


Cities want to charge national chains more property tax when they are successful; Kan. court to decide issue
Legal Newsline
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether buildings housing “big box” stores like Walmart and Target are worth more than other commercial structures simply because of who occupies them.


Md. To Exempt Community Solar Projects From Property Tax
Maryland will exempt certain community solar projects from local property taxation under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. H.B. 76, which Hogan signed into law Monday, will exempt equipment from...


Dallas rent prices seeing some of the highest increases in the U.S., data shows
Fox4 News
The metroplex is seeing some of the highest rent increases in the country. Data from shows the average for a two-bedroom in Dallas has jumped up 46% from last year.

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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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