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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/21/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

CANADA

Tax arrears rose in Q2, but more taxpayers went on repayment plans
MooseJawToday
By June 30, Moose Jaw taxpayers owed $2,564,950 in outstanding arrears, composed of $915,748 in tax liens and $1,649,202 in arrears payment plans, a report from city hall showed.


ILLINOIS

Water treatment board president Kari Steele to challenge Assessor Fritz Kaegi
Chicago Sun-Times
Kari Steele, the president of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, launched her Democratic primary challenge to the county assessor in a video released ...


LOUISIANA

Assessment rolls to be re-opened in Orleans Parish to provide for Hurricane Ida-related...
WDSU New Orleans
In a statement, the Assessor's Office said, "While all residential property owners will automatically receive a five percent reduction due to properties being ...

Orleans Parish assessor to give tax break for extended outages
NOLA.com
It does not appear the law has ever been used by an assessor to reduce values after an extended outage. But Williams used the same law last year when he ...


NEW JERSEY

NJ Municipal Tax Expert Can Testify In Another Town's Fight
Law360
Law360 (September 20, 2021, 3:17 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state appeals court ruled Monday that a municipal tax assessor can testify on behalf of a private ...


NEW YORK

What NYC Property Owners Need to Know about Life Sciences Real Estate Tax Incentives
Commercial Observer
Benefits specific to NYC · Real estate tax reductions – Land and building taxes may be abated for a term determined by NYCIDA necessary to incentivize the ...

New York State Revises Solar and Wind Property Tax Calculator
The National Law Review
Comments on both proposed property tax assessment models are due on October 1, 2021. All local taxing jurisdictions in New York will require the use of the tax ...

Historic Home Prices to Whack Owners in Next Year's Property Tax
Bloomberg
While many jurisdictions limit how much of an increase in property taxes a local assessor can impose, the rapid run-up in real estate prices will likely...

NFR tax refunds will top $1.5M
Niagara Gazette
The refunds were ordered by a State Supreme Court justice who ruled that the city, county, and school district had over-assessed the value of two properties...


TEXAS

Texarkana, Texas lowers property taxes for first time in 20 years
ARKLATEX 
The rate will be lowered by five cents per $100 valuation. It is the first tax rate reduction since 2001. The new rate goes into effect on October 1.


VIRGINIA

Hotel assessments slashed in Henrico, Chesterfield due to pandemic 
RichmondBizSense
Within Richmond city limits, the vast majority of hotel and motel assessments were flat from 2020 to 2021. That's because the city assessor's office decided...

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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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