Stories like this should remind Texans that because of the legislature failing to tackle property tax reform, taxpayers are still being forced off of their own land.
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Across the state, appraisal district boards are filled with elected officials whose entities benefit from rising home values.
Committee discusses reappraisals for property damaged by Harvey and use of TIRZ funds for disaster relief.
In his plan, Abbott underscores the need for property-tax caps, transparency, and voter approval.
Few offenses are more aggravating to voters than dishonest government officials.
In the end, every lawmaker voted for the watered-down measure, including liberal Democrats.
Are state lawmakers in the House going to side with Texas taxpayers or local politicians?
Collin County residents concerned about rising property tax burdens are getting a free ride to the Capitol to testify on behalf of property tax relief, courtesy of state Sen. Van Taylor.
Bettencourt’s proposal does not impose a “state cap” on property taxes—it simply lowers the amount localities can raise taxes without voter approval.
The Texas Senate Property Tax Reform and Relief committee released its recommendations for reforms this session.