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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/3/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 03, 2021 | 0 Comments


Last-minute law shrinks property tax cut measure to a fraction of original size
Colorado Newsline
If approved by voters, the measure aims to reduce property tax assessment rates from 7.15% to 6.5% for residential property, and from 29% to 26.4% for...

Conn. Justices Rule Mental Health Home Temporary, Tax-Exempt 
Housing owned by one charity and leased to another for providing mental health services to five clients is "temporary" housing for those clients and thus qualifies for a property tax deduction,...


Supreme Court says no do-over for Sarasota County Property Appraiser's tax errors
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
After Property Appraiser Bill Furst's office discovered errors, DeFrances received a bill for back taxes of $26,254. DeFrances filed a lawsuit challenging the...


Kaua'i County Council defers rental car tax class bill
The Garden Island
Real property tax classification runs with the use of the land, similarly to how the county taxes short-term vacation rentals separately from the property of a...


New Jersey's Inverted Property Tax Pyramid
Insider NJ
As it applies to the property tax structure--a system which produces more...New Jersey has consistently led the nation in average property taxes paid...


Montgomery County splits $4M after ExxonMobil ends its tax abatement 
Houston Chronicle 
Montgomery County commissioners divided up around $4 million in property taxes from ExxonMobil after the firm canceled its tax abatement agreement with the...

Your property tax rate may be going down. Bad news: You might still owe
Due to property values surging in North Texas, small tax rate reductions may not keep your property taxes from rising...

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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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