Texas Scorecard contacted county officials in Central Texas about their plans for next year’s property taxes. Here’s what happened.
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Texas Scorecard asked Metroplex county officials if they’ll be lowering tax rates next year amid skyrocketing property values. Their answers may surprise you.
Property taxes are skyrocketing in Waco because local officials are not reducing tax rates enough to offset ever-increasing appraisal values.
“Glen Whitley tells a bold-faced lie about the state budget and local property taxes and is hailed as a “truth teller” by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram?”
Texas voters are allowed to vote on dramatic school tax hikes. But a minority of House Republicans joined a united Democrat Caucus to try and repeal that protection.
Bedsole supported high property taxes and the obstructionists that have worked
against taxpayers to prevent meaningful reform.
Cities that refuse to lower their tax rates enough will force taxpayers to pay more simply because their property value increased.
Texas homeowners pay the 4th highest tax bills nationwide…but what about inside the Lone Star State?
A strong majority of House GOP opposed the tax measure, but it inexplicably has support among some senators.
Perhaps no other bill this session will better demonstrate for taxpayers which lawmakers side with the public education lobby over their constituents.