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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/30/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments


Property values see nearly $1 billion increase
Assessment rolls are prepared by each county's assessor annually and highlight each county's taxable value. Totals include locally assessed rolls ...


Chicago Tribune 
Attorneys representing Southlake Indiana, LLC, and the Lake County Assessor presented oral arguments in Indiana Tax Court Friday regarding the ...


McCracken County PVA Office waits for help from city, county, state to hire more assessors
WPSD Local 6
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — The McCracken County Property Valuation Administrator's Office has now found up to $7.5 million worth of ...


Tax exemption may threaten area
Houma Courier
Lafourche Parish Assessor Wendy Thibodeaux is estimating the exemption will cost the parish between $1.65 million and $3 million in revenue.


$29.6B of Philly real estate is exempt from property taxes. Should nonprofits be asked to pay up?
The Philadelphia Inquirer
And some of the same activists who have urged the city to eliminate or reform its 10-year tax abatement for new construction or rehabilitation have ...


Appraisal documents of interest to federal investigators shielded from public view
Denton Record Chronicle
The Texas Legislature outlawed it several months later. The district's chief appraiser, Rudy Durham, must leave his post as mayor of Lewisville by the ...

Think Texans pay too much in taxes? Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley disagrees
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
He asked lawmakers to explore alternatives to property taxes and decried unfunded mandates, things the state requires of municipalities without ...

Analysis: Property tax relief in Texas, perhaps — but not right away
Texas Tribune
While trying to limit the annual growth of property taxes in Texas, the Legislature gave local governments an incentive to raise taxes nearly 8% this ...

Former Wilson County tax assessor-collector sentenced for avoiding taxes
FLORESVILLE, Texas — About a month after she pleaded guilty, former Wilson County Tax Assessor-Collector Anna Gonzales was sentenced on ...

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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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