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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/2/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 02, 2021 | 0 Comments


Fort Qu'Appelle man shocked at 40-per-cent property tax increase for lakefront home

Regina Leader-Post

In the 12 years he's owned his lakefront home in Fort Qu'Appelle, Norm Jones has never seen such a steep and sudden increase to his property taxes. 


Property owners ask Assessor's Office why 700 commercial land values in Juneau have suddenly increased so much

Must Read Alaska

Instead, the Assessor's Office took the actual values of properties to a new high. Property taxes are set by multiplying the mill rate, set by the Assembly...


State orders $1 million tax refund for Trump, county moves to block it

Chicago Sun-Times

The Illinois Property Tax Appeeal Board has decided former President Donald Trump is due a $1 million refund on his skyscraper's 2011 tax bill, ruling...


Three questions: unsettling answers

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Amazon abatement fails multiple analyses. Dr. John Crawford. The reason for granting a tax abatement is to get a sought-after business to come to...


McCracken County reaches settlement with Walgreens over property taxes

WPSD Local 6

McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer said: "Walgreens fought us for 1.5 years, attempting to not pay their fair share of property tax to...


Bad Axe reaching out for help in Walmart tax issue

Huron Daily Tribune

With the city of Bad Axe and its Walmart Superstore location engaged in a dispute over the taxable value of the property, the city is reaching out to the...


Philadelphia and the School District may owe $48 million after losing a property-tax case

The Philadelphia Inquirer 

The city and the School District of Philadelphia may have to repay $48 million in taxes plus interest after Mayor Jim Kenney's administration this week lost its appeal of...


New lower certified property tax rates for all governments in Hamilton Co., says assessor


The reappraisal, conducted by the Assessor in conjunction with the Tennessee Comptroller's office, happens every four years. A release from Haynes...


Proposed Amarillo property tax increase to be decided by voters


During today's City Council Special Meeting, the Amarillo City Council proposed a tax rate increase of 22%.

Property appraisals soar in the Highland Lakes

The Highlander

BCAD chief appraiser Stan Hemphill released certified values for all of the taxing entities in Burnet County this week in accordance with state law.

Most of Comal County area sees taxable values rise between 12-14%

Herald Zeitung

Chief Appraiser Rufino Lozano said 2021 certified values for county taxing entities saw overall average increases between 12-14%...

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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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