Texas Senate OKs Plan To Slow Local Property Tax Increases The Texas Senate has approved a plan designed to slow the increase of local property taxes as Republicans scramble to deliver on fiscally conservative promises despite a state budget crunch.
Frisco ISD Moves Forward After Rejected Property Tax IncreaseAfter a divisive election that saw lawn signs throughout Frisco neighborhoods adamantly supporting both yes and no positions, a majority of voters chose to reject a higher tax rate to fund day-to-day school district operations.
Frisco ISD Voters Reject Property Tax IncreaseVoters in Frisco ISD rejected a proposed $0.13 property tax increase Saturday. The tax hike would have gone to hiring more teachers/staff and to decrease class sizes.
Frisco ISD Faces Funding Vote As Students ReturnChildren are heading back to classes in the Frisco ISD on Monday, but educators, voters and even drivers across the district have a lot on their minds as well, as the new school year begins.
Frisco ISD Board To Vote On Pursuing Property Tax IncreaseProperty taxes could be going up in Frisco as the Frisco ISD school board prepares to vote Tuesday night on whether to pursue the increase.
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.