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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/20/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

FLORIDA

Prosecutors: No Charges For Orange Appraiser Rick Singh
News 13 Orlando
Prosecutors: No Charges For Orange Appraiser Rick Singh ... investigation conducted by the former chiefjudge of the Orange-Osceola Circuit Court.

GEORGIA

Lee official prepares for tax reval 'sticker shock'
The Albany Herald
Lee County Board of Tax Assessors Chief Appraiser Dennis Lee is in charge of a countywide property revaluation, the first in the county since 2006.

Springfield Proposes 24.5% Property Tax Increase
All On Georgia
Springfield Proposes 24.5% Property Tax Increase. The City of Springfield recently announced that it plans to raise property taxes by 24.54 over the ...

IDAHO

Lawmakers work toward 'structural change' on property taxes
MDJOnline.com
The Idaho Legislature's property tax interim committee holds its first meeting in the Lincoln Auditorium in the state Capitol on Friday, July 17, 2020, with ...

ILLINOIS

Federal investigators digging deeper into Pritzker's $331K property tax break
Illinois Policy
J.B. Pritzker's Gold Coast mansion property tax break, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Federal prosecutors have been requesting records from ...

IOWA

Iowa provides $7.5 million in incentives for BAE Systems project in Cedar Rapids
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The remaining $165,000 is via a research activity credit. The tax credits are in addition to $18.2 million in local property tax incentives through the High ...

MICHIGAN

High court: Michigan counties cannot make profit on tax-foreclosed homes
The Detroit News
Ohanessian owed $6,000 in overdue taxes to Oakland County in 2011 and his home was sold for $82,000 following tax foreclosure. The full implications ...

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Government Can't Seize Entire Value of House over Property Tax ...
Reason
Rafaeli inadvertently underpaid the property's 2011 taxes. He paid his 2012, 2013 taxes in full. After learning he owed money for 2011, Rafaeli tried to ...

NEW YORK

Solar farms continue proliferating in region in spite of economic slowdown
Times Herald-Record
A crush of solar projects that began inundating planning boards in the Hudson Valley and Catskills a few years ago has not abated with the business ...

OHIO

Federal judge permits contentious lawsuit over Cuyahoga County's foreclosure process to continue
cleveland.com
The difference between the back taxes and the property value was more than $158,000. “[Property owners] do not challenge the county's right to ...

PENNSYLVANIA

County Commissioners approve tax abatement for new Hershey warehouse in Annville
LebTown
At their Thursday meeting, commissioners approved by a unanimous vote a request to grant Hershey a 10-year tax abatement under the Local ...

TENNESSEE

Protest scheduled to fight property tax increase in Nashville
WKRN News 2
The group 'No Tax for Nash' has been asking residents to sign a petition to recall the vote for the tax hike. Business and homeowners said the decision ...

TEXAS

HCAD Waited Three Months To Offer Virtual Hearings. Harris County Homeowners May Have ...
Houston Public Media
The Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD) expanded options for remote hearings, but not until after the deadline for filing a protest had passed.

Tax appraisal values vs. fair market value
Huntsville Item
The Walker County Appraisal District uses information available to them to ... Appraisal districts do not use the same methods and information as ...

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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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