Did Texas Lawmakers Successfully Cut Property Taxes?

In 2019, Texas lawmakers pushed reforms to help cut property taxes, while also aiming to raise the state’s share of the cost...

These Popular Streaming Services Owe Texas Cities A Lot Of Money

The City of Beaumont, among many others, is suing Netflix, Hulu, and Disney for...

Why Will Texas Comptroller Adopt Transparency On Chapter 313?

Amidst the controversy surrounding Chapter 313, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar backs away from the proposal to limit the reports his office collects...

Is Texas A Good State For Retirement?

In short, no.  WalletHub, a personal finance website, ranked the best states to retire to across three metrics. “Affordability,”...

Lone Star State Is Not As Tax-Friendly As You Thought

According to Kiplinger, the Lone Star State is one of the least tax-friendly states for retirees. The thought that probably comes to...

Chapter 313 Becomes More Controversial, Texas Comptroller’s Proposed Changes Conceal Information From Public

The controversy surrounding the Chapter 313 program continues as Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar proposes to limit the reports his office collects, reducing...

Despite staggering pandemic losses, Texas budget forecast better than expected, state comptroller says

Despite “historic declines,” state lawmakers will have more money to work with in the upcoming legislative session than Comptroller Glenn Hegar expected...
Property Taxes

Texas Cities Could Raise Taxes Now. Here’s Why They Aren’t.

In 2019, Senate Bill 2 was passed, capping property tax rates in Texas. But there was a loophole regarding states of emergency...

Pandemic, Down Economy Don’t Stop Texas Cities, ISDs From Asking Voters to Hike Taxes

Despite the ongoing pandemic and its corresponding economic hardships, at least five Texas school districts and the city of Austin will have...

Texas Economy Rides Rollercoaster of Uncertainty

The Texas economy appears to be on a bit of a pandemic-driven rollercoaster ride.  Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reported...

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