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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/27/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 27, 2019 | 0 Comments


Don Braid: Calgary business scores big court win over city tax assessors
National Post
Businessman Howard Silver wants an independent inquiry into Calgary's tax assessment department. Council should do it. These city tax people, and ...

Braid: The case for abolishing Calgary's assessment department
Calgary Herald
Cities have no real need of their own property assessors. In Ontario and B.C., assessment is done by single province-wide agencies. On Tuesday I ...


Sankofa's Tax Break Wins Approval From The DC Council
A decades-old District institution on Georgia Avenue NW looks like it's slated for a 10-year tax abatement, after the black-owned bookstore lobbied for ...


Bannock County residents furious over high property assessments
East Idaho News
POCATELLO — There was chaos at the Bannock County Assessor's Office Tuesday morning. “The phone just rings and rings and rings so I've ...


Kaegi drops request for temporary staff after watchdogs raise alarm
The Real Deal
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi dropped his request for county commissioners to lend him temporary staffers after watchdogs called the move ...


Assessor Barney M. “Frog” Altazan announces retirement
Serving West Baton Rouge Parish as Assessor for the past 19 years has been an honor and privilege. I take great pride in having been a public ...


St. Louis County assessment process 'really isn't working,' appeals official says, as he quits
St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman answers questions during a packed town hall meeting addressing rising property values in the county on ...


Reappraised property values, for tax purposes, increase in most counties
Still, for most residents of the state, appraised property values increased ... School district budgets also are limited by state law on how much they can ... “I always tell people when they get their appraisal in the mail, they should ask ...


Erie County property tax director resigns, after internal investigation
Buffalo News
Maciejewski was named assessor in Wilson at 25 and served as an Erie County administrator since 1996, working under four county executives.

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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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