House Republicans: Cut Texas Sales Tax Rate, Not Property TaxesTexas would cut its sales tax rate for the first time in history under a House Republican plan that scraps homeowner tax relief sought by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Some Collin County Residents Shocked By Property AppraisalsThere was an unexpected and unwelcome surprise in the mail this week for a lot of Collin County property owners. To put it mildly, the notices confirmed that property values are skyrocketing.
Plano Voters To Have Final Say On Proposed Property Tax IncreasePlano voters will decide this November whether to approve a tax increase to benefit the school district.
Plano ISD Considers Property Tax Hike ElectionPlano residents may be looking at a property tax election this fall. The Plano ISD wants a tax hike that so high, it would automatically trigger an election.
Dallas Church Hit With Huge Tax Bill After Buying Foreclosed Propertyt $25,000, the congregation at the Set Free Deliverance Church in southeast Dallas thought their new land purchase was a good deal. Then an unexpected tax bill arrived for $170,000 on their newly-purchased, foreclosed property.
Tea Party Calls Legislature To Abolish Property TaxesConservative activists have told Texas lawmakers that property taxes should be abolished and that local debt is getting out of control.
Texas Lawmakers Hold Property Tax HearingTexas lawmakers will meet on Thursday to study whether property tax notices adequately explain the taxes that a property owner must pay.
Lancaster Votes For Property Tax Re-Appraisal For Tornado DamageTina McCray is standing in what used to be her master bedroom. "It's unbelievable. I come out here and I can't believe it hit my house," said McCray.
Supporters Rally To Save Cedar Hill Pet CemeteryWearing red with their pet-loving hearts on their sleeves, supporters of Cedar Hill’s Pet Memorial Park gathered under the George Allen courthouse canopy Tuesday morning to take their chances at a foreclosure auction that would determine the cemetery’s fate.
Texas Counties May Email Tax Bills In 2012Texas property owners may get their next tax bills by email because of a new state law that gives counties that option starting in 2012.
Texas Voters Approve 7 Constitutional AmendmentsTexas voters approved seven constitutional amendments on Tuesday, which will allow new cooperation between cities and counties.
Pet Owners Fighting To Keep Pet Cemetery From RedevelopmentBeloved pets have been buried at the Pet Memorial Park in Cedar Hill for decades. But in a matter of weeks, the property is scheduled to be sold at auction for unpaid property taxes.