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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/12/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 12, 2019 | 0 Comments


Property Owners Will Save $620 Million on Taxes, LA County Assessor Says
NBC Southern California
Homeowners and nonprofits across Los Angeles County will see record savings of $620 million on their 2019-20 property tax bills, Assessor Jeff ...

The high cost of split roll implementation
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang told the editorial board that his office's $180 million annual budget would have to be augmented by $130 ...


Seniors face hard realities as Ada County property taxes rise. 'I resent being forced out'
Idaho Statesman
Ada County Assessor Bob McQuade, who saw homes' median assessed property values rise more than 16% last year, said he hasn't received reports ...


Robust housing market drives up assessed valuations
About 75% of homes in DeKalb County saw an assessment increase for taxes payable in 2020, according to DeKalb County Assessor Sheila ...


2020 Property Assessments – Errol Williams, Orleans Parish Assessor
Many New Orleans homeowners report their 2020 property assessments are double, sometimes triple what they were before. But, there are options for ...


How a mismanaged property tax break creates winners and losers in Detroit
Curbed Detroit
The city assessor takes a backseat approach to PRE enforcement, often using inaccurate data and relying on state intervention to rescind exemptions.


One of Lancaster County's largest taxpayers gets $26 million reduction
Lincoln Journal Star
Kawasaki's valuation and 2,629 others were adopted Thursday by the Lancaster County Board, which sets property values for tax purposes while ...

A fix for a flaw: Mistake in valuations costs Nebraska landowners
Fence Post
Fingers are pointed to the state's over-reliance on property taxes to fund K-12 education and local school districts. Rather than the tax burden being ...


Federal judge tosses Kushner Companies lawsuit over $821 million One Journal Square project
The dispute between the city and the Kushners arose when the city made it known that the $821 million project would not be receiving a tax abatement ...


Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Getz: Signature Industrial Services paid after massive seizure of ...
The Port Arthur News
Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz said Thursday that Signature Industrial Services had satisfied its tax debt with a payment ...


Home may be tax billed twice because of line dispute
Rutland Herald
WALLINGFORD — Because two towns can't agree on where their borders lie, the owners of a West Hill Road property will likely be taxed twice this ...

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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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