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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/11/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 11, 2019 | 0 Comments


Assessor Jon Snyder gets probation after pleading to misdemeanor tax charge
Chesterton Tribune
Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder has been sentenced to 12 months' probation, after pleading guilty in federal court to a single misdemeanor count ...


Coal companies tied to W.Va. Gov. Justice agree to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes
Lexington Herald Leader
Companies tied to the governor of West Virginia have struck a deal to resolve some of the biggest property-tax delinquencies in Eastern Kentucky's ...


A Decades-Old Tax Question Resurfaces About Kansas City Schools
Flatland (blog)
He remembered the district at one point got an inventory from the Jackson County Assessor's Office that listed just how much untaxed property there ...

Sticker shock': Some Kansas City neighborhoods seeing property assessments double, triple
“We need more people to live in the city, and if we're going to put people out by property tax increases at this rate, then it doesn't lend well to having a ...


Valuation increase due to land values
Hastings Tribune
County Assessor Jackie Russell said according to appraisal standards that are established by the International Association of Assessing Officers, ...


Bucco Bill to Outline Property Tax Savings to Homeowners Passes Senate
Senator Bucco's bill, S-1298, would allow towns to provide information on property tax bills regarding the amount of local tax dollars saved through ...


Eliminate Pennsylvania school property taxes? Expect fresh debate after new bills go out in July
Allentown Morning Call
As some of the biggest and most-disliked bills of all — school property tax bills — arrive in mailboxes across Pennsylvania in July, the long-lasting ...


Victoria commercial property owner tries to make sense of high appraisals
Victoria Advocate
According to the Victoria Central Appraisal District, notices are sent to property owners if the value of their property has changed by $1,000 or more ...

Roughly 400 Lake Austin properties may soon begin paying city property taxes for the first time in ...
Community Impact Newspaper
City staff is aiming for the 2019-20 fiscal year; however, the Travis Central Appraisal District—the government arm that handles tax issues—said the ...
Texas Creates Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Precious Metals
Tax Notes
Texas H.B. 2859 as signed into law creates an exemption from ad valorem taxation for precious metals held in a precious metal depository and ...
Tax advisers upset over appraisal district change
AUSTIN, Texas — Isaac Grombacher is one of about 140,000 taxpayers in Travis County protesting their tax bills in 2019. "It seems like they go up ...


WV Supreme Court Tweaks Shale Well Property Tax Calculation
Marcellus Drilling News
Last Wednesday the West Virginia Supreme Court issued a consolidated opinion lumping together seven similar lawsuits filed by Antero Resources ...

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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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