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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 7/7/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Jul 07, 2021 | 0 Comments


People with vacant homes in Toronto could be hit with new tax to help cool housing market
CTV Toronto
As part of the tax design, property owners will be required to declare the status of their residential home each year. Certain properties may be selected ...


50-State Property Tax Comparison Study for Taxes Paid in 2020
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
As the largest source of revenue raised by local governments, a well-functioning property tax system is critical for promoting municipal fiscal health.

Real estate sector is alive and well as the death of the office is greatly exaggerated, BlackRock says
Markets Insiders
The real estate sector is on track to gain from higher inflation and lower-than-expected interest rate hikes, though the effects will be far from uniform, BlackRock analysts wrote in a market commentary note.


Ashville residents consider possibility of new ad valorem tax 
Anniston Star 
St. Clair County Board of Education Superintendent Mike Howard spoke to the residents of Ashville last week about the possibility of a new property tax ...


San Diego Tax Roll Hits Record High $627 Billion, Despite COVID-19's Impact 
Times of San Diego 
The assessor's outreach program qualified 471,161 homeowners for more than $32 million in savings from the Homeowners' Exemption; 11,983 San ...


Should collapsed condo residents have to pay property taxes? Absolutely not | Editorial
Miami Herald
The letters will go out this year as they do every August, notifying property owners in Miami-Dade County of their estimated taxes. The condo owners at ...


Macon-Bibb County Tax Assessors' Office sees property values increase, appeals decrease
Carl Fletcher says he's lived in his home in north Macon for over 25 years but his house has never been valued at this much. This year, assessors ...


A fight over limiting tax growth on homeowners is on the horizon 
Louisiana Weekly 
As has New Orleans Assessor Erroll Williams, who has labored for years to put some kind of valuation growth limit, only to be stopped – time and again.


NYC hotel industry mired in economic depression: report
New York Post
The New York City hotel industry is mired in an economic depression despite an uptick in travel as the country emerges from the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new report released Tuesday.


Ohio seniors could see more savings under bill increasing homestead tax exemption
The Columbus Dispatch
State lawmakers want to give disabled Ohioans and low-income seniors 65 years old or older additional help when it comes to paying property taxes.


Tyler Pipe plans $35 million in improvements 
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - An 80-percent, five-year tax abatement for Tyler Pipe Company and its parent company, McWane Inc. was approved ...
Texas Legislative Update - Rollback Taxes Are Now Interest Free
JD Supra
Special valuations allow property owners to receive a tax break based on how they use their property. The land is valued significantly lower than normal ...

About the Author

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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