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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/31/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments


Property Values In Teller County Escalate Dramatically
The Mountain Jackpot
The county assessor bases the revaluation on mostly sales data. This year Teller County property owners saw a rise in their property values ranging ...

As Colorado property assessments continue to rise, homeowners and realtors say appeals can be ...
The Denver Channel
Denver Assessor Keith Erffmeyer said that about half of the appeals are changed in one way or another. For Denver residents, people have until June ...


Community Theater revival a joint effort with million-dollar investments, tax abatements
Fairfield Citizen
FAIRFIELD — After being shut down for the last eight years, the Community Theater on the Post Road is expected to reopen next spring or summer as ...

Town Council gives small tax break to Southington supermarket destroyed by fire
Meriden Record-Journal
SOUTHINGTON — The Town Council waived personal property taxes for Tops Market, which lost its building and the contents in a March fire.


Are Cook County Owners Prepared For Massive Property Tax Increases?
Proposals made by Fritz Kaegi, the county's new tax assessor, could raise the valuation of some properties by 200%, massively increasing taxes.

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi's property tax reforms stall out in Springfield
Chicago Tribune
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi conceded Thursday that his signature reform proposal has no chance of being approved before state lawmakers go ...


Symphony nursing home is appealing assessment; town to challenge
Chesterton Tribune
So Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder reported to the Chesterton Redevelopment Commission at its meeting Tuesday night. “The property is located ...


Amherst reduces Boulevard Mall's assessed value by 35 percent, to $30 million
Buffalo News
The Town Assessor's Office and representatives of the investors' group negotiated a new assessed value that was agreed to by Marrano, the ...


Harvey-damaged properties to be appraised 21 percent above pre-flood values in Harris County
Now those rates will be raised to their pre-flood values, plus a 10 percent increase per year, according to a post on the Harris County Appraisal District ...

City leaders approve Toyota expansion plan, including $9.7 million tax abatement
FOX 29
SAN ANTONIO — City leaders voted to approve hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money and a $9.7 million tax abatement for Toyota plant on ...

Ad Valorem Tax Exemption/Pollution Control Property: Supreme Court of Texas Addresses ...
JD Supra (press release)
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative (“Brazos Electric”) had applied for an ad valorem tax exemption under Tier IV, seeking a 100% positive use ...

Austin bracing for deficit after property tax revenue cap passes
Lawmakers passed a bill that limits cities' revenue from property taxes. If it goes up by more than three and a half percent in a year, the city will have to ...


Natrona County assessor says office can't meet state standards without more staff
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The county assessor's office is responsible for physically inspecting every one of them. Currently, that task falls to three full-time employees and one ...

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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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