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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 9/9/2020

Posted by John Brusniak | Sep 08, 2020 | 0 Comments


The K-Shaped Recovery and the Cost of Inaction
Depending on where you sit in the COVID economy, business could be booming or on the brink of bankruptcy. The pandemic's uneven economic impact on industries and workers has been stark. Enter the K-Shaped Recovery


VERIFY: No, Prop 15 won't repeal Prop 13 for homeowners in California
CBS News 8
In short, it claims a yes vote for Proposition 15 would raise property taxes for homeowners by repealing Proposition 13. That's the 1978 constitutional ...

League of Women Voters endorses $12 billion property tax increase Prop. 15, to host one sided ...
Contra Costa Herald
The property tax protection language in the ballot measure covered all properties in the state, including residential, commercial and industrial. In a 2018 ...


After a forced closure, owner of Lafayette's Nissi's still faces tax debt
Colorado Hometown Weekly
Nissi's Entertainment Venue & Event Center's Marc Gitlin is now being asked to pay business personal property taxes on equipment he already sold.

Here are the 11 statewide issues that will be on the 2020 ballot in Colorado KUSA
A YES vote repeals the Gallagher Amendment, which impacts the residential assessment rate for which property taxes are calculated. The assessment ...


DC penalizes Postmaster DeJoy and for undepayment of property taxes
Postmaster Louis DeJoy and his wife, US Ambassador to Canada Aldana Vos, admit “error” in claiming DC property tax exemption for nine years.


Viewpoints: Property appraiser is squeezing businesses and taxpayers in a time of crisis
Tampa Bay Business Journal
The property appraiser's pursuit of ad valorem taxes from FBOs and other Aviation Authority tenants is a clear violation of Florida Statute 196.012.


New York State Restaurant Association 
Restaurants desperate for government financial support before it's too late

It is the season of property tax and budget approvals for area cities, ... The Fort Bend County Central Appraisal District has recorded a 6.7 growth in ...

Tesla plants its flag in the heart of Texas oil country
Houston Chronicle 
...innovative companies in the world, and we are proud to welcome its team to the State of Texas," Gov.Greg Abbott said in a statement. Giga Texas, as Tesla has named the plant, is rising on 2,100 acres at...


Increasing property values likely will mean higher property taxes for most in Spokane County
The Spokesman-Review
Property tax bills across the state are spiking thanks in large part to a massive overhaul of education funding approved by lawmakers more than three ...


Walmart sues Baraboo for 'excessive taxation'
The city assessor, Michael Weymir of Tyler Technologies Inc., assessed the building and determined its taxable value at more than $9.48 million.

About the Author

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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