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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/4/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 04, 2021 | 0 Comments


VERIFY: Are Californians pricing Arizonans out of the Phoenix housing market? KPNX
There were about 25 times as many Arizona buyers as California buyers, according to the county assessor's data. Housing prices in Arizona have shot ...


Tax Agents Bombard Appeals Board Hoping to Make a Buck
Santa Monica Daily Press
These permits have an estimate value of $4 billion, or $40 million in property tax revenues. These funds will not be available to the County this year for ...


Trump, Burke tax break: A million reasons to ditch Property Tax Appeals Board
Chicago Sun-Times
Cook County Assessor Thomas Hynes said PTAB was “doomed to fail” and would “bring upheaval to the entire property tax system.” The Chicago ...


Indiana tax board rules in favor of Lake County in Crossings at Hobart tax assessment case
Chicago Tribune
But, the Indiana Board of Tax Review found the assessor's appraisal “more credible” with property values from $66 million in 2012 to just over $70 ...

MORTON MARCUS: Hoosiers wearing designer fools caps
Goshen News
They didn't think through the consequences of lower local property taxes and the shift of power they granted to the General Assembly. The property tax ...


A Technical Issue Is Resulting In Property Tax Statements In Iowa Being Mailed Out Later This Year
(Spirit Lake)-- There's a delay this year in getting property tax statements mailed out in Iowa. Dickinson County Treasurer Kris Rowley says it's due to a ...


Bangor's largest commercial properties lose millions of dollars in value
Bangor Daily News
The city assessor's office valued all of the property in Bangor at $2.55 billion for the new fiscal year, up from $2.48 billion a year ago. Property owners will...


Missouri lawmaker wants to override Parson veto of pandemic-induced property tax refund measure
Mike Parson's veto of legislation that would have provided property tax relief for businesses adversely affected by pandemic-related public health ...


Lawsuit filed over Fowler Square tax breaks
Glens Falls Post-Star
The lawsuit, filed July 28 in state Supreme Court in Warren County, seeks to overturn a decision by Teri Ross, the town's assessor, to block a ...

Pricey Co-ops and Condos Could Be Big Losers in Property Tax Reform
Habitat magazine
Relatively low property tax rates make Billionaires' Row an attractive place for investors to park their cash. Aug. 3, 2021. Co-op and condo residents in...


Pandemic brings another chance for Ohioans to dispute property tax values
Dayton Daily News
Ohio property owners can again challenge their property's tax value by filing a complaint with their county's board of revision now through Sept.


BOOKER: Delco Reassessment Leads To Higher Taxes For Homeowners
alter valuations." In essence, the court determined some property owners were paying too little in ad valorem taxes (which are taxes assessed according ...


Conservative-backed push to cap Knoxville's property taxes flops
Knoxville News Sentinel
The conservative-backed push to limit the city of Knoxville's ability to increase property taxes has died, falling well short of the needed signature ...


Oil industry losses affect property values
Longview News-Journal
The Gregg Appraisal District notified local taxing entities of the certified ... Appeals of property appraisals have been completed since estimated values...

Denton proposes keeping the same tax rate, but rising property values will still mean an increase
Denton Record Chronicle
Included in the proposed budget is a property tax rate of 59.045 cents per $100 valuation, identical to the past two years. Of that, 37.5075 cents would be ...

Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz confirms she tested positive for COVID-19
KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont
Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz told KFDM/Fox 4 she wanted to be proactive and transparent...


Johnson County Settles in Vanguard Energy Lawsuit
Sheridan Media
of just over $230,000, which according to discussions is roughly one-third of the ad valorem taxes owed to the county from tax years 2016-2020.

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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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