Property Taxes

Lower revenue caps are a one-size-fits-all approach based on the faulty assumption that the need for services is steady from year to year. Local revenue needs often spike above or below proposed revenue limits.

Property Tax Updates, 87th Legislature SB 2 and the 86th Legislature

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Dallas County Announces Assistance for Delinquent Property Taxes

People Newspapers, March 23, 2022

Dallas County Tax Assessor John R. Ames just mailed almost 4,000 notices to property owners who may qualify for assistance on their delinquent property taxes.

Bexar County approves its first-ever homestead exemption

San Antonio Report, March 22, 2022

Qualifying residents in Bexar County will see a $15 decrease in their annual property tax bill after county commissioners Tuesday approved an across-the-board $5,000 homestead exemption.

Hot housing market leads to skyrocketing property appraisals

Fox26 Houston, March 22, 2022

The Harris County Appraisal District has started mailing this year's property appraisals, and some describe the numbers as 'unprecedented'.

Plan to Help Tarrant County Residents with Delinquent Property Taxes

NBC DFW, March 22, 2022

The program will allow residents to apply for up to $25,000 to cover their debt.

Cutting your property taxes in half and other Texas dreams during the 87th Legislature

WFFA Dallas, Jan. 13, 2021

“Property taxes have gotten way out of control,” Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley said. “We’re the 13th highest right now in property taxes when you compare us to the other 50 states. And that’s just got to change. We’ve got to cut it. Not just reduce the growth, but we’ve got to find a way to cut it.”

Primo jousts with Stoudt, commissioners over Gregg County tax rate, reserve funds

Longview News-Journal, August 5, 2019

Sparks flew Monday as Gregg County commissioners set two public hearings for the coming fiscal year's tax rate. Those will be Aug. 15 and 19 in the commissioners courtroom on the third floor of the courthouse...