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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/29/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

ALASKA

Anchorage property tax bills are higher this year, largely due to state cut in school-debt ...
Anchorage Daily News
It's the largest revenue source under the city's “tax cap,” which regulates how property taxes are set. The cap is set by a mathematical equation that is ...

FLORIDA

Property appraiser targets Selby Gardens' tax exempt status again
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The property appraiser was previously unaware of those operations, said Brian Loughrey, the property appraiser's chief deputy. “Operating a for-profit ...

GEORGIA

EDA gives nod to tax abatement for solar farm
News Break
Under the revised proposal, the abatement will bring just over $1.2 million dollars in property tax revenue in the first seven years of the contract and a ...

ILLINOIS

Anticipating an avalanche of COVID-19 appeals, assessor begins reducing values
Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)
The assessor's office also made different reductions in estimated values depending upon the type of property. For residential properties, the assumption ...

General Assembly Approves Legislation Allowing All Counties Except Cook County to Waive ...
Franczek
Senate Bill 685 does not amend Section 21-40 of the Property Tax Code, the statute cited regularly by county boards that have already adopted ...

MICHIGAN

Tax abatement approved for RCA building in downtown South Lyon
Hometownlife.com
South Lyon's first tax abatement project received the green light from the city council. The council unanimously approved a commercial rehabilitation ...

Governor Whitmer Extends Dates for Some 2020 Property Tax Assessment Appeals
JD Supra (press release)
As a general rule, the deadline for filing a property tax assessment appeal with the Michigan Tax Tribunal is May 31 for commercial real property, ...

TEXAS

Have You Hugged Your County Tax Appraiser Lately?
D Magazine
In a recent case that I felt was fairly straightforward, and my reasoning absurdly sound, the representatives from the assessor's office came in extremely ...

Dallas CAD property tax values increase
Sachse News
The increase contrasts sharply with Sachse property in Collin County that rose just 0.3 percent over the past year. Appraisal rolls show that $1.69 ...

Dallas City Council Rejects 8 Percent Property Tax Increase After Public Outcry
The Texan
By a vote of 11-3, the Dallas City Council rejected a resolution that would have authorized the possibility of an eight percent property tax increase ...

WYOMING

Transition to monthly mineral tax payments hits early road bumps
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Wyoming's counties have long wrestled with energy companies over the timely collection of ad valoremtaxes, or the taxes county governments charge ...
 
Keating: Natrona County appraisal system is being applied fairly and equitably
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Why the Assessor's office was broken to me became less important and how to fix it became my focus. In January 2019, I took over an office that needed ...

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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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