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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/19/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Real estate website says Thunder Bay has second-highest property tax rate
Tbnewswatch.com
Under the banner "Ontario cities with the Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates", Zoocasa.com lists information for 35 cities, and shows that Thunder ...

ILLINOIS

Illinois Justice to Pay Back 4 Years of Erroneous Homeowners Exemption
NBC Chicago
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Scott Neville sent staffers to the Cook County Assessor's office Friday to clear up controversy surrounding a ...

Ed Burke just got $1.9M in tax refunds, interest for car-rental agencies at Midway Airport
Chicago Sun-Times
Burke was able to get the tax refunds by convincing former Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios that his staff wildly overestimated the value of the ...

MICHIGAN

Court sides with seminary in city of Grand Rapids property tax dispute
MLive.com
In a statement, seminary president Jul Medenblik said his organization paid property taxes on the contested properties to the city during the legal ...

NEW JERSEY

Trump Uses Goats to Pay Lower Taxes on New Jersey Golf Course
Hill Reporter
There are a number of different loopholes that can be used by property owners to pay lower taxes. One taxloophole is keeping animals or insects on ...

OKLAHOMA

County assessor takes oil companies to court
Stillwater News Press
The companies and Payne County Assessor James Cowan disagree on the value of their taxable property to the tune of $273 million. All seven ...

TEXAS

DFW Apartment Dwellers Catching Up to Homeowners When it Comes to Property Taxes
Candy's Dirt
As Allen Gwinn begins the work of relaunching his Dallas.org site, he started with a look at property taxesand apartment dwellers versus ...

Is your government running up the score in the last days of the old property taxlaw by raising taxes?
Dallas News
State Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, authored the state's new property tax law. He says local governments raising property taxes now just shy of a ...

Wind farm, county officials face lawsuit
Gainesville Daily Register
Part of the suit claims the April 8, 2019, vote by Cooke County commissioners to create a tax abatementreinvestment zone under Chapter 312 of the ...

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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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