Texas Homeowners House Values Skyrocket

Over the past few weeks, Texas homeowners have been struck with appraisal notices that have left them open-mouthed.Home values have skyrocketed by...

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...
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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...

Abbott, Patrick, Bonnen Aim to Freeze Local Property Taxes if Cities Defund Police

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen traveled to Fort Worth, the only major Texas city...

Watch Your Mailbox for Important Information About Your Property Taxes

Cities and counties across Texas have started the process of determining how much you will pay in property taxes next year. In...

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...

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. 

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