The legislation would put more power over tax increases in the hands of voters.
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Bettencourt’s proposal does not impose a “state cap” on property taxes—it simply lowers the amount localities can raise taxes without voter approval.
Embarrassingly, another anti-taxpayer group – the Texas Association of Counties – promoted the inaccurate report.
The Texas Senate Property Tax Reform and Relief committee released its recommendations for reforms this session.
Patrick said he will stay in Austin “as long as necessary” until property tax reform passes both chambers, even if doing so requires “several special sessions.”
Over one hundred and fifty citizens attended the Plano hearing, with dozens testifying in support of relief, including many local officials.
A change in the law is already paying off in a big way.
Texans seeking to stop rising property taxes should ask their local officials to adopt the “effective” tax rate.
The most effective ways to deliver lasting property tax relief are reforms that limit the taxing, spending, and borrowing power […]