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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/6/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

CALIFORNIA

Proposition 13 is broken. Annually reassessing commercial properties will fix it.
SCOCAblog
Proposition 13's promise of helping residential property owners remains unfulfilled 41 years after its passage. By freezing property tax rates on ...

ILLINOIS

Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts' property tax assessment appeal on designer Wilmette home sent to ...
Chicago Tribune
The error lingered for so long because the county assessor's office said it never received notice the new home had been built and failed to detect the ...

LOUISIANA

INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Livingston tax assessor may have broken the law paying wife for work
WBRZ
LIVINGSTON- Longtime Livingston Parish Tax Assessor Jeff Taylor may have violated state law after he paid his wife at least $124,686 using ...

MAINE

City cuts Bangor Mall's assessed value by a quarter, lowering tax bill by $300000
Bangor Daily News
The departure of businesses from the Bangor Mall has contributed to a steep cut in the property's assessed value for the second straight year, leading ...

MINNESOTA

Pastors' $1M lake home loses big tax break after 5 INVESTIGATES report
KSTP
The Carver County Assessor's office revoked that tax break Thursday for the 10-acre lakefront property owned by Resurrection Life Ministries.

MISSISSIPPI

Tax assessor investigating gas storage company for under-reporting assets
The Commercial Dispatch
Records Lowndes County Tax Assessor/Collector Greg Andrews has obtained regarding Caledonia Energy Partners appear to indicate the company ...

OHIO

Concern over Cincinnati tax abatement policy could result in big changes for taxpayers, developers
WCPO
“The abatement thing is like a snowball going down a mountain,” Rhodes said. “It's growing and there's no interest in saying no now.”.

TEXAS

McLennan County Appraisal District Chief's contract not getting renewed
KWKT - FOX 44
McLENNAN COUNTY, Texas – After working for over a decade as the Chief Appraiser, the Board of the McLennan County Tax Appraisal District says ...

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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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