Viewpoints

August 23, 2016
Time to talk about the hidden property tax

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

May 25, 2016
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.

May 25, 2016
Local taxing jurisdictions shouldn’t get an “automatic raise”

In recent years, local taxing entities (cities, counties, etc) have netted tremendous gains in tax revenue due to rapidly increasing appraisal values. Relying on appraisal increases—not rate increases—enables taxing entities to claim that they “haven’t raised taxes.”

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