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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/28/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 28, 2021 | 0 Comments


Housing boom is over as new home sales fall to pandemic low
Sales of new single family homes fell to an annualized rate of 676,000, 6.6% below May's rate of 724,000 and 19.4% below the June 2020 level of 839,000...


Column: Dubious property tax appeals are costing LA County millions
Los Angeles Times
Yet the county assessor's office in recent years has faced a deluge of appeals from homeowners for property reappraisals and lower taxes. And, county ...


Editorial: Consider changing property tax tiers
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
It was already clear before the pandemic struck that million-dollar properties were becoming more common, suggesting that reforms to the property-tax ...


Amazon distribution center to open in Winnebago County in 2022
... all of our citizens,” said Chiarelli. Chiarelli says the only incentive given to Amazon was a ten year 50 percent tax abatement. Copyright 2021 WIFR.


Biddeford also updating tax assessments, but without the sticker shock
... assessed values to market as fair as possible so the tax burden is distributed fairly across properties,” said Nicholas Desjardins, the city assessor.


Builders defend tax law that gives condo owners a break; critics look to close 'unfair' loophole
Buffalo News
"The assessors' association has been fighting this for 50 years," Clarence Assessor Albert Weber said. In response to complaints, lawmakers updated...


School Districts: Starting July 26, 2021, Ohio Senate Bill 57 authorizes property owners to seek real property tax reductions due to COVID-19 for Tax Year 2020
Property owners must timely file COVID-19 complaints within the 30-day window authorized by the new law...


Could the death of a corporate handout in Texas be a turning point?
The Hill
Chapter 313 incentivized large businesses to invest in Texas by limiting their school property taxes for 10 years based on good faith that businesses ...

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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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