Democrat Valdez Owes $12K In Overdue Property TaxesLupe Valdez's campaign acknowledges that she owes back property taxes, but is paying them back in installments. The full amount isn't due until January.
Time Is Almost Up To Protest Property ValuesA few area counties were still accepting notices though a bit later than the close of business Tuesday.
The Best Ways To Protest, And Maybe Reduce, Your Property TaxesCheck out some of the do’s and don’ts for North Texas property owners looking to protest rising home values and property tax rates.
What Really Works When Fighting Property Tax RatesAdvice includes knowing what to protest and filling out the paperwork the right way. One mistake and you're likely wasting our time.
Property Value Notices Starting To Arrive In North Texas MailboxesProperty values are again trending up and homeowners won't have as much time this year to protest.
Commission Begins Discussing Texas School Finance OverhaulA special commission has begun discussing how to remake Texas' school finance system, 18-plus months after the state Supreme Court declared it deeply flawed but still barely constitutional.
Governor Abbott Outlines Property Tax Reform PlanAs part of his re-election campaign, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plan to limit property tax increases. "I say enough is enough."
New Questions About Appraisal Process For Tarrant County BusinessesA big tax bill from Tarrant County threatened an Arlington man's garage door repair business. "Do I close the business? Do I say 'they finally got me'?"
Prepaying Property Taxes May Not Help North Texans After IRS Clarifies RulesA newly issued advisory by the IRS Wednesday afternoon casts doubt that North Texans will be able to deduct prepayments of next year's property taxes on this year's federal income tax returns.
New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher TaxesMayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property tax rate to help pay for mounting hurricane expenses.
Texas House Adjourns, Leaving Tax Bill's Fate UncertainThe Texas House has abruptly adjourned for good with one day still remaining in the special session — forcing the state Senate to accept its version of a contentious property tax bill or risk seeing nothing passed on the issue.
Dallas Mayor, Some Council Members Want To Cut Property Tax RateIn his proposed $3 billion budget, new City Manager T.C. Broadnax proposed keeping the property tax rate as-is and not cutting city services.