Posted on · Among other changes, the recently passed Proposition 4 will raise the homestead exemption to school property taxes from $40,000 to $100,000. Homeowners over 65 will get a larger tax break.
Posted on · Proposition 4 could usher in a bevy of property tax changes. That includes using $12.7 billion from a record state budget surplus to lower school district taxes.
Posted on · There’s broad, bipartisan support in the Texas Legislature for using the state’s record surplus to cut taxes, but the Senate and House are at odds on how to accomplish that goal.
Posted on · Republican officials contend last fall’s boycott of Harris County Commissioners Court was more than worth it, forcing cuts to what they saw as a bloated budget and granting relief to taxpayers burdened by inflation. But the bill is coming due in the form of starved departments and fewer services.
Posted on · The move will slightly offset higher tax bills due to rising property appraisal values.
Posted on · If approved, the tax rate for county property owners would drop by 1.3 cents per $100 of assessed value.
Posted on · Tyler Republican State Sen. Kevin Eltife is working to build support for a combination of bills he believes will provide both a property tax cut and set a path to spend money on deferred road maintenance and paying off some pension liabilities, among other state needs. Eltife argues that while the state is unusually flush […]