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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/5/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | May 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

MARYLAND

The state may owe you money: Bill refunding homeowners shortchanged on property tax credits ...
wmar2news.com
Legislation requiring Maryland to reimburse taxpayers shortchanged on property tax credits is a step closer to becoming law. The bill (HB158) ...

OHIO

Ohio Law Change Alert—COVID Real Estate Complaints to Reduce Real Property Taxes
Bauernschmidt Law Firm
If you believe your property has been impacted by COVID and would like us to review your property and/or properties please contact us.

PENNSYLVANIA

A 'progressive' approach to taxing land gains traction in Philly Council
WHYY
Unlike a traditional property tax, land value tax is assessed based on the value of a piece of land, rather than the value of the “improvement” or building.

RHODE ISLAND

RI Senate passes scaled-back tax exemption for La Salle Academy
The Providence Journal
La Salle sought the exemption after receiving a property-tax bill, the first in its 150-year history, for part of its 26-acre Mount Pleasant campus last year.

TEXAS

Rep. Shine: Tax bill would create uniform procedures statewide 
The Killeen Daily Herald 
Hugh Shine, R-Temple, discussed House Bill 988 during a community forum ... “We have 254 appraisal districts across the state of Texas, and many of ...
 
Cap on property taxes never took effect due to pandemic loophole
WOAI
Trouble Shooter Jaie Avila investigates efforts to close that loophole in time for your next tax bill. Your property taxes are determined by a combination of ...

VIRGINIA

Fairfax County lowers tax rate as part of regional effort to pull out of pandemic-induced slump
Washington Post
Fairfax County adopted a budget Tuesday that lowers the property tax rate while steering more funds toward schools and affordable housing...

WASHINGTON

Inslee signs bill to give tax relief to those rebuilding after natural disaster
The Spokesman-Review
OLYMPIA — Malden residents and others in Washington affected by wildfires can now get some property tax relief when rebuilding their homes. Gov.

A tax break used by Arlington, Marysville goes statewide
The Daily Herald
It's helped land businesses in Cascade Industrial Center. Soon every city will get a chance to try it. by Jerry Cornfield; Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:30am ...

About the Author

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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