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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/27/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 27, 2021 | 0 Comments


Greece to Further Reduce Uniform Real Estate Property Tax by 8%
The National Herald
ATHENS -- The further reduction of the Uniform Real Estate Property Tax (ENFIA) by ... He reiterated that there is the possibility of new cuts in taxes and ...


Tax abatements OK'd for Canfor's $5.86M upgrade
The Clarke County Democrat
The Clarke County Commission approved two tax abatements for Scotch & Gulf Lumber, LLC, for equipment upgrades and improvements at the Fulton mill totaling $5,865,200.


Power Company Loses $207 Million Property Tax Valuation Appeal - Daily Tax Report ®
Bloomberg Tax
Power Company Loses $207 Million Property Tax Valuation Appeal ... to submit a report on the property's value on time, an Arizona appeals court ruled.


Los Angeles Property Tax Leads Annual $1.76 Trillion
The Los Angeles Assessor's report indicated that “property assessments are based on the value of the property as of the lien date of January 1, 2021.” The report further indicated that the Assessment Roll grew to 3.7% this year...


Newton board votes to lower schools property tax rate by 7.6%
Covington News
Members voted 3-2 to decrease the property tax rate to 18.288 mills — a 7.6% decrease from the current 19.788 mills. Board members Trey Bailey of District 1, ...


'Huge hole.' Looming nuclear shutdowns will rattle Illinois 
Energy Wire
Exelon Corp.'s 2,300-megawatt Byron Generating Station is less than a month from shutting down unless legislators come to the rescue...sagging electricity prices or a market failure to adequately value the carbon-free power the twin reactors produce.


Property tax sales can take as long as 5 years
Hillsboro Star-Journal 
Marion County property owners can get as many as five years behind before their property is seized and sold for back taxes. Some owners have learned to game ...


Big Box Stores' Other Shoe Drops
These companies promised jobs and tax revenues, and, technically speaking, they delivered both, but only if you do some very funny math. National chains pay little or no federal income tax...


Expansion project approved at Firestone Farms at Columbiana
The Columbiana School Board Tuesday evening approved a 100%, 15-year tax abatement for a $10 million expansion project at Firestone Farms. Columbiana City...


Assessor's office will reopen Tuesday
Muskogee County Assessor Ron Dean will reopen his office Tuesday after Covid-19 forced an abrupt three-day closure this past week.


New tax rate comes with tough words from Lubbock ISD Chair to Texas Legislature
The property tax valuations set by the Lubbock Central Appraisal District will go up in the coming year by 7.44 percent. LCAD said the average valuation...

Fort Worth sets hearings on property taxes. Why a lower rate doesn't
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth expects that its property tax rate for 2022 will be 73.25 cents per $100 valuation, 1.5 cents lower than the current rate, but with property values ...


Fairfax County could turn millions of dollars in vacant land into affordable housing
Tysons Reporter
Faced with challenges from providing affordable housing to mitigating flooding, Fairfax County has its hands full, but it's currently armed with vacant property assessed at tens of millions of dollars.

Tysons Foods to bring 376 jobs, $300 million in investment to Dan River Region
The company will construct a 325,000-square-foot facility where they will cook, season, flash-freeze, package and ship out foods including Any'tizer Snacks, chicken nuggets, and other items.

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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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