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...

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...

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...

Traffic fines won’t replace property taxes

It's clear that traffic fines won't replace property taxes when it comes to the day-to-day operation of most Texas cities.

The property tax reform package is heading to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk

A sweeping property tax reform bill that aims to slow rising property tax growth will soon head to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for...

Rigged: How Corporate Tax Cuts Increase Property Taxes for Homeowners

Over the past 10 years, Texas legislators have voted to cut taxes for corporations while freezing education spending, passing the buck to...

How would lawmakers' plan to hike sales taxes and drop property taxes affect Texans?

The rotunda at the state Capitol. At most there are 139 days left until the Legislature adjourns sine die. Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune Texas lawmakers...

Gov. Greg Abbott, legislative leaders assert confidence as deadline nears to cut property taxes

Showing their usual united front, the state’s “Big Three” political leaders on Friday tried to remake their case for why the Texas Legislature should...

Change in tax bill would let many cities and counties raise property tax levies...

After revisions made in the Texas House, more than a thousand smaller taxing units may not have to abide by a key provision in...

Public Safety Must Read