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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 6/7/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jun 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

CANADA

BC homeowner's court challenge threatens to open 'floodgates' to assessment appeals 
CBC.ca 
Bern claimed the assessor "continuously" errs on the side of massive increases unsubstantiated by market evidence. "One need only glance at current ...

COLORADO

The homestead property tax exemption has saved Colorado's older homeowners millions. But it ...
The Colorado Sun
Because of her age and the fact that she has lived in her house for more than 10 years, Feral qualifies for the senior property tax break called the ...

Colorado May Temporarily Cut Property Taxes — While Undermining Proposed Ballot Measure ...
Colorado Public Radio
A last-minute bill in the state legislature would temporarily lower property tax rates and allow some homeowners to delay part of their property tax ...

This senior property tax exemption has saved Colorado's older homeowners millions. But it also ...
Chris Kennedy
Because of her age and the fact that she has lived in her house for more than 10 years, Feral qualifies for the property tax break called the senior ...

HAWAII

TAX MAN: Enjoying your Maui Resort Condo? Now pay up!
Thegardenisland.com
They say that if you have real property in an area in which the zoning laws permit short-term rentals, and that real property isn't your home, then it doesn't ...

MAINE

Bangor homeowners will shoulder more of the property tax burden
Bangor Daily News
... Hollywood Casino and numerous hotels, will see their property values drop in the 2022 fiscal year, which starts July 1, Bangor Assessor Phil Drew ...

NEW YORK

Full Legislature Approves Assemblyman Zebrowski “Dark Store” Legislation to Protect Taxpayers
Rockland Report
... establishes clear and unambiguous guidelines for assessors to utilize when formulating assessments has passed the Legislature (A894C/S5715A).

SOUTH DAKOTA

Legislature resists efforts to reduce property-tax burden for seniors
Rapid City Journal
She also believes the state's reliance on property taxes to help fund schools and county and city governments and other jurisdictions is working well ...

TENNESSEE

Organized opposition mounts against July 27 tax referendum in Nashville
WZTV
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Nashville referendum on the ballot next month would limit how much your property tax could go up each year.

TEXAS

Texas has some of the highest property taxes in the nation
PolitiFact
The Texas Comptroller's Biennial Property Tax Report shows that single family home values have been on the rise since 2010, resulting in a ...

Study found Wayfair fired 87 employees, increased payroll over $700000 in 2020
KXXV News Channel 25
Launched in 2013, for the first 3 years they received a tax abatement that allowed them to pay zero to the city. For every year thereafter, their payment ...

Waco-area schools lament loss of Chapter 313 tax incentive program
Waco Tribune-Herald
“What is often lost in this discussion is the fact that property tax on vacant land is very low,” Perryman said. “In many rural areas, where 313 has been ...

WASHINGTON

What a jolt. Others make do while new Franklin assessor gets $50K for office | Editorial
Tri-City Herald
Franklin County Assessor John Rosenau was appointed to the assessor's ... Peck favored hiring longtime Deputy Assessor Piper Mitchell to fill 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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