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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/11/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 11, 2021 | 0 Comments


Retail CMBS Loan Distress Comes in All Shapes and Sizes
Nearly 18% of the square footage in U.S. malls and shopping centers tied to loans on the commercial mortgage-backed securities market...


Best in Law: Should Your Business File a Property Tax Appeal? 
JD Supra 
However, successful challenges to an assessor's valuation of taxable property can result in significant reductions in a taxpayer's tax liability. This article ...


News alert: ExxonMobil greenlights $247M upgrade of Baton Rouge refinery
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
... the process when it secured a $20 million,10-year property tax abatement from the state that was considered crucial to the decision to move forward.


MN Rural Counties: State needs to pay property-tax repayment problem it created
Duluth News Tribune
As local taxing authorities, those entities had nothing to do with assessing the properties or setting the values the tax court has now found faulty.


Ohio's affordable housing industry 'blindsided' by GOP leader's proposed property tax hikes
After a series of court battles over how to levy property taxes onto affordable housing properties, housing owners and county auditors have been ...


What to know about Nashville's property tax referendum court hearings
The Tennessean
Metro Nashville filed a lawsuit the next day. The special election in July would ask voters to roll back the city's recent property tax increase and give ...


A look at how the Austin-area housing market keeps sizzling
Austin American-Statesman
Higher appraised values As Travis County homeowners get the 2021 property appraisal notices for their home over the coming weeks, they will ...

TCAD pares back budget hike to 12.8 percent 
The Austin Bulldog 
The Travis Central Appraisal District plans to increase its budget by 12.8 percent next year but will dip into reserves and delay 13 new hires until 2023 ...

Austin Raises Property Tax Exemption For Homeowners To Highest Rate Allowed
That means homeowners will not have to pay property taxes on one-fifth of the value of their primary home. The entire 11-member council voted in favor ...

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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