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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/18/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 18, 2019 | 0 Comments


When is a farm not a farm? When it's not selling Christmas trees
The assessor paid a site visit last November and disagreed. According to the ruling, she "concluded that some trees were ready to be harvested in ...


Statewide error forces assessors to resend property values
Many people across Region 8 are getting letters in the mail from their county tax assessors with updated property taxes, all because a statewide error ...


Jim Maples, a county assessor who saved millions, dies at 79
The Bakersfield Californian
How many public servants can say they saved taxpayers tens of millions of dollars through sheer determination, tireless effort and a belief in doing ...


Emails obtained by KCTV5 provide reality check in Jackson County property tax assessment
KCTV Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- KCTV5 News has reviewed thousands of emails between top decision makers in the current Jackson County ...


Tax increase causing Atlantic City property owners to think twice about staying
Press of Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY — A city already battling a high rate of foreclosures and low home ownership could see both problems worsen due to the recent tax ...


Syracuse skirts the law by going easy on homeowners with big property gains
City officials say they struggle to keep assessments accurate. But Syracuse assessors are so cautious about imposing big increases that they may ...


Toyota announces $391 million investment in San Antonio manufacturing
The 10-year, 80% tax abatement worth, in total, around $9 million was approved in hopes of attracting a large, new investment like the one announced ...

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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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