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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/21/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 21, 2022 | 0 Comments


Intel Corp. to receive 30-year real property tax improvement exemption for New Albany Ohio semiconductor manufacturing complex
Columbus Business First
New Albany is set to pass its longest tax abatement ever for Intel's $20 billion semiconductor manufacturing campus. The California-based tech giant is scheduled to receive a 30-year,...

State agency granted AMG 30-year abatement on $300M facility
Times Recorder
AMG Vanadium sought a route to nearly eliminate property taxes on most of its $300 million Washington Township property in 2019, according to county officials who were left out of the state-run process.


Taxpayers contend with unbalanced property taxes as politicians debate
Public Source
Flavia Laun visited at least 50 houses before she found one that fit both her lifestyle and her budget — or so she thought. Until the letter came. In the spacious sunroom behind the rhododendron on a May afternoon, she brought out the piece of Woodland Hills School District letterhead she received the month before. 


Commentary: County councils' tax breaks have cost SC schools $2.2 billion — and counting
In a new ranking of states in which first is last, South Carolina has “won” again. A recent report released by Good Jobs First, a national policy resource center, revealed that S.C. school districts have once again reported more revenue lost to corporate tax abatements than all other states.


Texas Chapter 313 was killed but still costs billions through loopholes
Houston Chronicle
When state lawmakers last year decided to kill a ballooning economic incentive program that had allowed some of the country's biggest corporations to collectively avoid paying billions of dollars in school property taxes, it shocked even the program's many critics.

Tarrant Appraisal District to launch investigation into whether director used official position to submit a complaint against an individual
Fort Worth Report
For nearly five years, Chandler Crouch, a real estate broker and tax consultant, has helped property owners protest their appraisal with the Tarrant Appraisal District. Since 2017, Crouch says he has assisted more than 28,000 homeowners and represented over 750 in person at hearings — for free.

Denton CAD's chief appraiser to address 'bad publicity' at Thursday meeting
At Thursday's Board of Directors meeting, Hope McClure, chief appraiser at the Denton Central Appraisal District, will lead a discussion titled “What You Need to Know About Denton CAD” to address recent news reports about a toxic workplace culture and her leadership struggles.


County assessed valuation increases by 32%
Campbell County's assessed valuation is the highest it has been in six years. Campbell County Assessor Troy Clements said the county's assessed valuation — or its taxable value — for 2022 is $4,539,270,189. It's an increase of $1.1 billion, or 32%, from 2021, and the highest mark since 2016, when it was $5.29 billion.

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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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