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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/29/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Homeowners balk at Royal Bay property tax exemptions, Colwood councillor pushes back
vancouverislandfreedaily.com
John English has had no response to a letter he sent Colwood council criticizing a property tax decision, but that might be because the retired...


NATIONAL

Disabled Mother Wins Legal Fight to Keep Family Home From Property Tax Collectors 
Foundation for Economic Education 
However, their family home was recently foreclosed upon despite them owning equity in the property. She and Tina paid all property taxes on the home...


INDIANA

Amazon tax abatement struck down at City Council meeting
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Amazon's tax abatement or “tax phase in” proposal was struck down at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.


MISSOURI

Neosho board approves tax abatement for La-Z-Boy plant expansion
Joplin Globe
The city of Neosho's Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board met Tuesday and approved property tax abatements for 60,480 square feet of planned ...


NEW JERSEY

A New Study Revives the Debate Over Property Tax Abatements
Jersey City Times
The owner of a property that is tax abated remits to the city annually a fixed “payment in lieu of taxes” (known as a PILOT). Unlike conventional property ...


NEW YORK

Two Local Clubs Receive Substantial Tax Refunds from Scarsdale Village and the Scarsdale Schools
Scarsdale10583.com
We asked Scarsdale Village Assessor Victoria Sirota for an explanation. Below is her response outlining the Village portion of these refunds.


OHIO

Changes coming to Ohio's real property tax exemption laws
JDSUPRA
Hospitals, churches and other use-based exempt properties will be directly affected by the new law. This requirement, which goes into effect for tax year...

Ruling Affirmed: Tax Exemption for Ohio Property Rented on Airbnb Properly Denied
Allyn International
The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals has ruled that the Tax Commissioner appropriately denied a real property tax exemption on a portion of a property that...

Ohio Supreme Court turns down greenhouse property tax case
The Morning Journal
"Green Circle Growers, which continues to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual property taxes on the warehouse, office and other...


TEXAS

Two more Tax Office employees test positive for COVID-19
KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont
Only days following the closing of the tax offices in Mid-County and Port Arthur over a confirmed COVID case, Jefferson County Tax Assessor Allison Nathan Getz announces that two more of...

Council approves abatement for multimillion Tenneco expansion
News Courier
The property tax abatement will mean a savings of $100,812, and the company is expected to save $59,419 during construction. Athens City Schools will...


VERMONT

Sticker shock: 71% of Burlington homeowners see tax increase
WCAX
Burlington City Assessor John Vickery is now in the process, along with the Board of Tax Appeals, of beginning the second round of appeals on home...

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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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