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Time to talk about the hidden property tax

Texans deserve a more honest and transparent property tax system … so what can you do?

A Hidden Property Tax?

Over the last two decades, local property taxes have increased so rapidly that many property owners are being forced to sell their properties—and taxpayer frustration is reaching a boiling point.

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