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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/19/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 19, 2021 | 0 Comments


Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for Aug. 12
Law Week Colorado
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that county tax assessors have limited...A Jefferson County tax assessor issued a notice of valuation just shy of...


Some Cook County Businesses Say Sky-High 2020 Property Tax Bills Could Shut Them Down
CBS Chicago
Some Cook County business owners have been left wondering if there were typos on their 2020 property tax bills as their taxes...

Poor, minority residents hit hardest by Chicago-area property tax hikes
Courthouse News Service
The analysis from Pappas' office states that the county assessor's office reassessed all suburban properties south of North Avenue in 2020, but many...


Indianapolis-based Calumet to invest $2.7M in recently-acquired wax maker
Indianapolis Business Journal
Calumet said the city of Muncie also offered incentives, approving a five-year tax abatement on new personal property at the Paralogics plant. Calumet...


Petoskey approves tax break for developer, despite lack of clear policy for similar cases 
Petoskey News-Review
Petoskey officials cleared the way for a local developer to receive an $84,000 tax abatement to renovate a long-abandoned set of...

Some Ideas to Fix Michigan's Property Tax System
Citizen's Research Council 
The first of these, the 1978 Headlee Amendment to the state constitution limits property tax revenue growth. It requires local governments to reduce-....


Law Change Supports Market-Rate Leases for Tax Values
Court News Ohio
The change assists tax assessors when evidence suggests the sale price of real...Rancho argued the change meant the tax assessor assumes an "unencumbered...


Cities oppose 2-year property reappraisal; decision deferred to October
The Commercial Appeal
Between now and October, the assessor's office will work with the municipalities to try to get more buy-in for the two-year plan, Bailey said. Katherine Burgess...


Guadalupe County terminates tax abatement agreement with CoffeeTech
Seguin Today
Schneuker made the announcement to members of the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court and asked that they terminate the tax abatement that...

Fort Worth OKs tax breaks for electric vehicle factory, proposed for site of former ranch
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The move includes creation of a tax abatement reinvestment zone, which clears the way for Tarrant County, Parker County or other government...


POLITICAL CARTOON: Teton tax hike | The Hole Scroll
Jackson Hole News & Guide
Elected for both the Town of Jackson and Teton County approved property tax increases recently. The adjustments in tax rates are in addition to 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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