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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/12/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 12, 2022 | 0 Comments


Which states have the lowest and highest property taxes in the US?
Property taxes are used to fund essential government services like the fire and police departments, water systems and schools, among other things. So, no matter where you live, if you own a home you will have to pay property taxes.


Gonzales County property values soar by nearly 33 percent
The Gonzales Inquirer
Certified taxable property values for Gonzales County are up by nearly a third over last year, according to the certified appraised value rolls from the Gonzales Central Appraisal District. The certified appraisal rolls were made public on July 25 and are what local governing bodies use to determine and set their tax rate for the next fiscal year.

Complaints dropped against Tarrant property value protester
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation dropped complaints against Chandler Crouch, a Fort Worth Realtor who helps Tarrant County homeowners protest their property tax appraisals. The letter...

Clay County tax assessor charged with misuse of $9.2 million of county funds
Clay County tax collector-assessor Maribel Longoria was booked into the Clay County Jail on Thursday morning, August 11, 2022, on a charge of misapplication of fiduciary funds over $300,000.


South Salt Lake Council approves first property tax increase in 16 years of 110%
A portion of the tax bill for residents of South Salt Lake will more than double. On Wednesday night, the South Salt Lake City Council voted for their a property rate tax increase in 16 years. They also approved to levy a new public safety service property tax that will add $3.5 million in funding for public safety.


West Seattle property values went up by as much as 18.4% last year
Westside Seattle
The King County Assessor's office has begun the annual process of mailing property valuation notices to taxpayers. Notices will be arriving in West Seattle soon. Median residential property values rose by 18.3% in West Seattle, and by 11.4% in North Central West Seattle.

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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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