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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/27/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 27, 2021 | 0 Comments


Report: County's Property Tax Roll Reaches $338 Billion
During the Great Recession, $38 billion in value was lost, with assessments bottoming out at $204.8 billion in tax year 2012, according to the assessor's ...


91-year-old grandma is penalized by Idaho Legislature's change to the circuit breaker
Idaho Statesman
For tax year 2020, her total property taxes were $5,695, 34% of her net income! In 2003 her home and land, for tax purposes, were valued at $270,900.


COOK COUNTY CONNECTIONS Will Recent Real Estate Transactions Affect My Property Taxes?
Lake Superior News
As the Cook County Assessor, I am asked many questions regarding the real estate market and property taxes. In this three-part article, I hope to ...


COVID already closing Jefferson Co. offices
Beaumont Enterprise
High-traffic public areas are a particular concern, especially for the Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector's offices, two of which are now closed, ...

Montgomery County faces staffing shortages as pandemic lingers
The Courier of Montgomery County
Montgomery County Tax Assessor Collector Tammy McRae, seen in this file photo, closed her Montgomery branch last week due to a shortage of ...

El Paso City Council to introduce tax rate, commercial valuations down in certified tax rolls
KTSM 9 News
El Paso Central Appraisal District certified figures show certified total values for properties came just short of projections made by the city's ...


COMMENTARY: Repeal personal property tax, but do it the right way
Kenosha News
The personal property tax in many ways unfairly taxes some entities, while others pay nothing at all. This is due to a piecemeal approach to repealing 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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