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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/22/2022

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 22, 2022 | 0 Comments


Hoteliers lose court appeal on property cap rates and valuations
Moosejaw Today
It's a Saskatchewan Court of Appeals decision that goes back to June of this year, but when it comes to assessing commercial property valuations and determining what Cap Rate should apply for each class of property, it appears the legislation and the interpretation of it sits clearly on the assessment agency's side of the equation.


Adams County property tax rate looks to increase by 25%
Hastings Tribune
The county's 2022 proposed tax rate is .428530, up from .342147 in 2021. That means property owners would pay 42.853 cents in tax for every $100 in assessed value of taxable property they own to support county government. The Adams County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the 2022-23 budget.


Why Trump's Alleged Real-Estate Shenanigans Went Too Far
There's an old saying that pigs get fat and hogs get slaughtered—that is, while there's room for some playing around in the pen, the consequences could be quite severe if you go too far. Former President Donald Trump, his organization, and his three oldest children have just been accused some of some very hog-like behavior...


Tipp City approves tax abatement for 1 million square-foot NorthPoint site
Dayton Daily News
Tipp City Council on Monday approved a Community Reinvestment Area tax abatement to NorthPoint Development for two proposed industrial warehouse buildings totaling more than 1 million square feet west of Interstate 75.


Appraisal district holds special meeting on Wednesday
Victoria Advocate
A special meeting is planned for the Victoria Central Appraisal District, which is expected to discuss paying for an independent audit to examine the agency's procedures, which some have called into question after hundreds of residents complained about property appraisals far above expectations.


Yokum has served in Randolph assessor's office for 40 years
The InterMountain
For the past 40 years, Phyllis Yokum has been a devoted employee to the citizens of Randolph County as an employee in the assessor's office. Yokum, who started as a clerk and mapper back in the early 1980s, worked her way up the ladder before eventually becoming the county's assessor in 2005, a position she still holds.

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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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