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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/1/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 01, 2019 | 0 Comments


What you need to know about the German property tax reform that affects us all
The Local Germany
Last year the Constitutional Court ruled the Grundsteuer (property/land tax) obsolete and gave the government until the end of 2019 to come up with a ...


Governor's cut to funding for school bond debt will mean higher property taxes inAnchorage ...
Anchorage Daily News
Property taxes are expected to increase in Anchorage in 2020 to make up for the governor's elimination of half of the state funding used to pay down ...


Mesa lands Google data center. Here's a look at the deal
The proposal includes a property tax breakof $16 million over 25 years, although the city estimates Google operations would still generate some $61 ...


San Mateo County's Property Assessment Roll hits record high
San Mateo Daily Journal
... assessed value, marking the ninth consecutive year in which a historical high has been set, according to San Mateo County Assessor Mark Church.


Bucksport reduces power plant assessment
The Ellsworth American
s power generating plant for the current fiscal year and the next two years, according to Assessor Jef Fitzgerald. The $10-million reduction was about ...


Move underway to halt Jackson County property assessments
KMBC Kansas City
Earlier this week, county assessor Gail McCann Beatty did not believe that a redo of the assessments was needed. "I don't think we have a reason to ...

County Settles Utility Assessment Appeals — Dating Back to 2013
The Missourian
A yearslong and costly legal battle between the Franklin County Assessor's Office and Missouri Natural Gas Company (Spire) has come to an end.


Property tax fight stalls in Legislature, disappointing local governments
The Nevada Independent
Despite having traction in the 2017 Legislature, the issue of raising the property tax slipped out of sight in the education-focused 2019 session. SJR14 ...

Business owner wants to create aerospace industry hub in Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In other action Thursday, the office approved more than $13 million in tax abatementsfor other Nevada companies in return for more than $228 million ...


New conflict of interest law could hit small towns hard
The Texas Monitor
... includes homeowners and businesses in the Denton Central Appraisal District, where Durham has worked since 1986 and is now chief appraiser.

Transparency And Relief Expected With New Property Tax Policies
Texas Public Radio
Complaints of appraisals, confusing statements and rising taxes have made ownership less desirable. Property tax reform has finally come to Texas ...


H5 Data Centers sues Grant County, WA over $116m data center assessment
Garvey Barer, H5's Seattle-based attorney, wrote in a filing with the Douglas County Superior Court: “The Grant County Assessor appraised 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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