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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/7/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

ALABAMA

Dallas Co. Election Results Lead to Several Historic Firsts
Alabama News Network
So we're looking for great things,” said Nunn. The county also elected it's first black tax collector and tax assessor — during this year's elections.

CALIFORNIA

Judge Orders Changes To Voter Guide For Property Tax Measure
CBS Sacramento
The law set property taxes for homes, businesses and farmland at 1% of the sales price and limited tax increases at 2% per year. Proposition 15 would ...

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut property taxes define structural racism
The CT Mirror
Places with greater poverty like New Haven do not have coffers filled with property tax dollars, because cities like New Haven provide and sustain ...

FLORIDA

The Miami-Dade Property Appraiser was planning to retire. Then came COVID.
Miami Herald
Among the chief duties of the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser is assessing the annual value of all real estate properties within the county and ...

NEBRASKA

County rejects request to lower property value for Lincoln insurance building burned by rioters
Lincoln Journal Star
In January, the Lancaster County Assessor's staff raised the tax value of the corner property to $793,000, the basis for determining its annual property ...

New property tax reduction plan sails ahead toward enactment
Lincoln Journal Star
The proposal would add a refundable income tax credit applied against a taxpayer's school property taxes to the $275 million in current state property ...

NEW YORK

City landlords' biggest property tax hurdle still to come
Crain's New York Business
If city landlords thought their July 1 property taxes were a struggle to pay, they ain't seen nothing yet. Experts say that the January tax bill will be the ...

TEXAS

Harris County To Consider Disaster Declaration “Loophole” To Raise Property Tax Rate Above SB ...
The Texan
The Harris County Commissioners Court did not make a final decision on next year's property tax rate, but are considering three options — two of ...

WASHINGTON

Assessor: Yes, you still have to pay property taxes even though kids won't be returning to the ...
KHQ Right Now
The short answer? "It's not something the Assessor's Office or Treasurer's Office can just arbitrarily reduce taxes," Konis said. "We are required by law to ...

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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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