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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/16/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 16, 2019 | 0 Comments


Vancouver's empty-home tax is returning inventory to rental market
The Globe and Mail
Jessica Lee, co-founder of new property management firm Bodewell, says Vancouver's empty-homes taxhas brought more inventory to the city's ...


California Is Headed Toward a Titanic Battle Over Raising Property Taxes
New York Magazine
Prop 13 capped property taxes at one percent of assessed value at time of acquisition, and limited upward reassessments of property values to 2 ...

How Los Angeles, the $653 Billion City, Benefits from Prop 13's Predictability
City Watch
At the same time, County Assessor Jeffrey Prang announced that the assessed value for the County's 2.4 million parcels increased to over $1.611 ...


Officials pause decision on tax break for Montana wind farm
Greenwich Time
The Billings Gazette reports Rosebud County commissioners voted Tuesday to table the decision on whether to grant 50% tax abatement for the ...


Law Eases Burden of NJ Towns Facing Major Refunds for Successful TaxAppeals
NJ Spotlight
Garden State municipalities will now have up to three years to refund local commercial property owners for tax judgments over $100,000.


Decadeslong tax breaks from IDAs spark controversy
Developer Steel Equities was awarded a 40-year property tax abatement by the Nassau IDA to rehabilitate the polluted Grumman factory site in ...


Lawmakers are talking about eliminating school property taxes. Again.
Pennsylvania's “age-old” struggle to eliminate school property taxes and shift that tax burden elsewhere is back on Harrisburg's radar. Whether ...


Dallas City Council approves $9.35 million in incentives for Uber expansion
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas County is proposing a 10-year, 50 percent tax abatement on real property and 90 percent tax abatement on business personal property for the ...

Nueces County Appraisal District vows to fight Valero for valid property tax valuation
KRIS Corpus Christi News
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Tonight, we have a 6 Investigates follow up about the battle between the Nueces County Tax Appraisal Office and Valero ...

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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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