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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/12/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

CANADA

12000 property owners paying BC speculation tax so far
Coast Mountain News
As of July 4, there were 12,029 property owners paying the additional property tax, the finance ministry reported Thursday. Of those, 4,585 are foreign ...

Vancouver property taxes could rise up to 10% to cover recent council motions: staff
Globalnews.ca
Property taxes in Vancouver could rise by as much as 10 per cent next year in order to pay for a wealth of recent motions approved by city council, ...

CALIFORNIA

County Assessor: Silicon Valley Property Values are Booming
San Jose Inside (blog)
The assessment roll reflects the total net assessed value of all real and business property in the county as of Jan. 1. Deputy Assessor David Ginsborg ...

COLORADO

Airbnbs are commerical properties, assessor says. The fallout could be huge.
Colorado Springs Independent
In an explosive move with potentially devastating consequences for some, the El Paso County Assessor'sOffice plans to tax short-term rentals, often ...

IDAHO

Bannock County Assessor walks out of Board of Equalization property assessment appeal hearings
KPVI News 6
Bannock County Commissioner Terrell Tovey says the Board of Equalization is "driving on, " even after the County Assessor Sheri Davies abruptly left ...

ILLINOIS

Thousands Of Cook County Seniors Overcharged For Property Taxes
CBS Chicago
More than 4,500 seniors are affected, and they all receive the senior freeze exemption. The assessor's office discovered the glitch as tax bills were ...

Property taxes stunt Chicago's house price growth
Financial Times
But Dwarneke, who works for a global consulting company, says that one big reason for scaling down was property tax, which had risen on their ...

NEW JERSEY

Weehawken grants 25-year tax abatement to Port Imperial development
The Hudson Reporter
The Weehawken Township Council has approved a 25-year tax abatement for a property being developed by Rosalind Residential, a subsidiary of ...

OHIO

Watchdog Report: Chill Can plant update following Anheuser-Busch deal
WFMJ
There's also nearly $400,000 to acquire property on the site and a ten year 75 percent tax abatement. All of that is in the 71-page agreement along ...

TEXAS

Stonewall officials learn reasons for millions lost in appraised values
fishercountychronicle.com
Doug Sahli with Prichard & Abbot Inc. — a property valuation firm out of Amarillo that works with the county appraisal district — explained to Stonewall ...

Bexar County Signs Off on Agreement to Entice New Toyota Line to San Antonio
Rivard Report
County Commissioners approved on Tuesday a tax abatement for Toyota meant to sway the Japanese automaker to bring a new production line to its ...

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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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