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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/10/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Vancouver real estate: board affirms $82 million assessment of half-empty apartment property set ...
Straight.com
Meanwhile, the assessor used two nearby properties that are about the same size as 4683 Arbutus Street for comparison, which Turner accepted.

Pandemic and property taxes put financial hardship onto Saskatoon curling clubs
CBC.ca
"What was heard during this consultation was that the clubs all prefer the options of property tax abatement, or an annual operating grant from the City ...

CALIFORNIA

Despite Pandemic, LA County Real Estate Prices Rise for 11th Consecutive Year
Los Angeles Business Journal
"That's largely because a lot of restaurants paying property taxes on their cooking equipment were exempt," Prang said. "Since it was not being used,...

CONNECTICUT

Bronin proposing tax breaks for restaurants moving to or expanding in Hartford
Hartford Courant
The proposal to provide restaurateurs with property tax relief was suggested by Bronin pursuant to Connecticut General Statute Sec. 12-65b.

ILLINOIS

Critics of Property Tax Appeals Board Say It's Time to End the Experiment
WTTW News
Barbara Flynn Currie, a former state legislator who served as Illinois House majority leader from 1997 to 2019, and Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi,...

IOWA

Hendrickson: Time to Solve Iowa's Property Tax Problem
The Iowa Torch
Property taxes fund local governments and often blame is shifted from one tax authority to another to justify why tax bills are high. In addition, local...

PENNSYLVANIA

Former Newspaper Printing Plant, Sheraton Hotel To Pay Lower Taxes
LevittownNow.com
Two large commercial properties will be paying less in taxes. The Falls Township Board of Supervisors last month approved appeal settlements for the...

TEXAS

Expanding bioscience firm wins tax relief from City of San Antonio
San Antonio Report
By state law, abatements can apply only to new investments made on a property and do not cover its existing value. Scorpion is set to invest $24 million...

Proposed Tarrant County budget would lower property tax rates, but bills still likely higher
FOX 4 Dallas
The reason for a higher property tax bill is the value of homes and the cost to build them in Tarrant County continues to rise. Last year the average home...

Bettencourt's Property Tax Relief Bills SB8, SB12 & SJR2 Pass Local Gov 8-0 Again; Moves to Full...
Fort Bend Herald
These bills, Senate Bill 8, 12 and Senate Joint Resolution 2, are designed to build upon the property tax reform and relief and school finance reform...

Texas Instruments considering subleasing facility space
Fordbendstar.com
Fort Bend County also gave Texas Instruments a 75 percent tax abatement on improvements and person property for 10 years at the same time,...

WISCONSIN

Report: Milwaukee Property Taxes Have Risen Due To School Referenda & Debt Policies 
WUWM
There's been a sharp rise in property taxes throughout Wisconsin, and in Milwaukee, many homeowners have been feeling the pinch. Over the last two...

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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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