Property Tax Proposal Piles One More Worry on Texas' Rural Hospital Districts

Squeezed by Medicare cuts and a growing number of uninsured patients, rural hospital districts in Texas are worried that the Legislature’s property tax reform...

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...

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...

Senate's property tax reform plan gets Senate vote after 2 months of no movement

Pictured: Sen. Kel Seliger holding the Senate Rules book during debate on SB 2 After two months of being stalled following passage from the newly-created...

In-Depth: Property Taxes, Recapture and State/Local Share of Public Education Funding

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget...

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...

Analysis: Asking Texas Voters to Swap Higher Sales Taxes for Property Tax Cuts

In the rush of legislation filed before last week’s deadline, you wouldn’t be the only person who missed the measure proposing a 6.26 percent...

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...

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. 

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...

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