Gov. Abbott Sidesteps Request for Property Tax Relief in Wake of COVID-19

In a letter to the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation, Gov. Greg Abbott clearly conveys that if there is going to be property...

How Will COVID-19 Affect My Property Taxes?

As homeowners across Texas receive their 2020 property appraisal notices, Reform Austin has launched an online resource to help everyone understand how...

Texas Suffers Steepest Decline in Sales Tax Revenue in a Decade

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported state sales tax revenues for the month of April totaled $2.58 billion, which is 9.3% less...

Texas Is Running Out of Money to Pay Unemployment Benefits. People Will Still Get...

Texas is running out of money to pay the growing number of people lining up for unemployment relief, economic experts say.

New Sales Tax Numbers Show Texans Were Still Spending in March

All that toilet paper buying may have had an impact on state sales taxes last month. According to the latest report from...

Abbott Bans Dining at Texas Restaurants. Houston Mogul Urges Abbott to Waive Tax Payments.

Bobby Heugel, a heavy hitter in the Houston restaurant scene, is calling on Gov. Greg Abbott to temporarily waive liquor and sales...

Big Tax Bills Surprise New Homeowners in Denton

Texas already has one of the highest property tax rates in the country, but some North Texas residents found thousands of dollars...

Should Texas Taxes From Online Sales Go to Where the Buyer Is or Where...

When a Dallas resident purchases a Dell computer online, in addition to the selling price, they pay for the sales tax associated...

Waiting for Tax Relief? Texas Homeowners Will Get Less Than Expected.

Statewide property values increased last year, on average, by a staggering 10.75 percent, according to the Texas Comptroller’s preliminary findings for 2019. 

Texas Developers Find a New Cash Cow: Cows

A recently enacted Texas law gives agricultural property owners a break in rollback tax, providing them financial benefits by reducing mandated rollback...

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