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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/17/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 17, 2021 | 0 Comments


Two districts could lose millions from tax overhaul
Idaho EdNews
The losses would stem from an increased homeowner's exemption passed by the Legislature this year in House Bill 389, a wide-ranging property tax ...


Assessor Fritz Kaegi releases first property reassessments for City of Chicago | Cook County ...
Cook County Assessor's Office
Residential and commercial properties in Rogers Park Township show robust growth CHICAGO- The Cook County Assessor's Office released initial ...


Kendallville approves 10-year tax break for shell building
On Tuesday, the Kendallville City Council considered the modified 10-year tax abatement request for Noble County Spec Building LLC, which is ...


Gov. Kim Reynolds signs sweeping tax cut package that will restructure Iowa's mental health funding
Ames Tribune
Reynolds signed the law Wednesday morning at the YSS Youth Recovery House in Ames, surrounded by Republican lawmakers, lobbyists and mental ...


$200M Amazon fulfillment center at Cortana Mall to employ 1000; here's estimated finish date
The Advocate
The Metro Council approved a 10-year tax abatement worth more than $30 million for Seefried Industrial Properties, which coordinated the project for ...


South Portland property owners to see 20% average tax hike
City Assessor Jim Thomas said this week his office is completing its work calculating new residential property values citywide resulting from the first ...


Tax breaks for Katz Drug Store project in Westport advance despite objections
Kansas City Star
More specifically, the project would have 75% of its property tax bill abated for ... Instead of the 25-year tax abatement sought by Lux Living, it passed a ...


'Not going to be able to afford this': Homeowners worry about property taxes as valuations rise
KETV Omaha
The majority of property tax revenues in Douglas and Sarpy counties go to school districts. Briese said the current formula incentivizes districts to take full ...


US Supreme Court Denies Review of County's Tax Dispute With Cayuga Nation
JD Supra
In 2007, the Cayuga Nation purchased several parcels of land in Seneca County. In 2010, after the Cayugas refused to pay real property taxes levied ...


Mayor of Bonham addresses salary increases at Fannin Central Appraisal District
North Texas e-News 
Again, this is a perception based upon the 4-year comparison of Appraisal District budget increases that we as a city have studied. Over a 4-year period, ...

Does Texas need giant tax breaks to attract companies?
The Dallas Morning News
She was referring specifically to property taxes, which are often dominated by school taxes in Texas. Those costs are higher than the nationwide ...
Freeport LNG approved for $178M tax incentive
Houston Business Journal
Freeport LNG has gotten the Texas comptroller's permission for a Chapter 313 tax abatement worth about $178 million to the company over the ...

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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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