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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/24/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

ALASKA

Fairbanks City Council considers removing property tax cap
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
After its recent rejection of Mayor Jim Matherly's proposed bed tax increase, the Fairbanks City Council will consider raising funds a different way — by ...

MISSOURI

County assessor charged with assault
Jefferson City News Tribune
Cole County Assessor Chris Estes was charged Friday with fourth-degree assault, a Class C misdemeanor that — if he's convicted — could result in a ...

NEBRASKA

Kearney businessman, homeowner questions sanity of tax protest process
Kearney Hub
According to Barth, she told him the assessor's office determines its valuations on a formula. He said the assessor uses all types of information, such ...

Property valuations too high? Buffalo County owners must prove valuations to referees, assessor's ...
Kearney Hub
Buffalo County owners must prove valuations to referees, assessor's office ... through the term of former assessor Joe Barber, who resigned abruptly.

NEW YORK

How Sandra Lee may profit from lax state property assessment system in selling home
The Journal News | LoHud.com
But there are only two ways that New Castle Assessor Joshua Herman can raise the assessment at 4 Bittersweet Lane, and neither are in play.

NY lawmakers put off reforming tax break prone to 'egregious' abuse
Syracuse.com
Assessors have complained that the law's original language is vague and open to conflicting interpretations. The bill legislators considered this year ...

PENNSYLVANIA

Promises for property tax relief through casinos short of expectations
Observer-Reporter
Gambling revenue alone would never have eliminated property taxes – $14.9 billion statewide for school districts alone in this fiscal year.

TEXAS

After over 100 years of exemption, hundreds of Lake Austin properties must pay taxes
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a unanimous vote Thursday, Austin City Council opted to put more than 300 properties on the city's tax rolls. An exemption that ...

New state law forces Lewisville mayor to choose between appraisal job, elected office
Denton Record Chronicle
A new state law that forces Lewisville Mayor Rudy Durham to choose between his day job and his elected office eked through the latest legislative ...

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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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