Governor Abbott Formally Convenes Special SessionGovernor Greg Abbott has formally called state lawmakers into a special legislative session beginning next week.
Homestead Exemption Disappearing For Some Tarrant County TaxpayersProperty tax experts said it often happens when someone has made a change in paperwork related to ownership, but in some cases there is no clear reason why the exemptions have disappeared.
New Legislation Would Help Families Of Fallen With BillsState Representative Pat Fallon, (R-Little Elm), filed HB 2524 on Tuesday. It would provide a property tax exemption to spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.
Study On Public School Funding In Texas Receiving PraiseAny changes could have a major impact on the six million public school children here in the Lone Star State.
Belt-Tightening In Frisco After Voters Reject Tax HikeFrisco ISD leaders in the fast-growing Collin County suburb are working to fill a $30 million hole after voters rejected a proposed 13 cent tax hike last weekend.
Tax Assessor Gets Chuckle Out Of "Hate Mail"Tarrant County taxpayers have taken up an interesting and somewhat comical way to protest what they believe are high property taxes.
Dallas County Commission Discusses Lowering Tax RateJudge Clay Jenkins wants to soften the blow. But school districts and county commissioners aren't buying.
Frisco ISD Approves Tax Hike To Pay Teachers; Now Up To VotersThe school board wants to raise property taxes by 13 cents for every $100 of property value.
Homeowners Hiring Professionals To Fight Rising Property Tax AssessmentsHome prices and consequently assessed values are rising in North Texas because there are few homes for sale, yet a lot of demand thanks to new companies and employees moving here.
Tarrant County Residents Protest Property Tax HikeThe reality of the hot real estate market is hitting homeowners in Tarrant County this month.
Support, Opposition For Texas Prop. 1's Property Tax BreaksFor the average homeowner, it amounts to $125 a year in savings on school property taxes.
Dallas Mayor May Change Mind On Property Tax Rates Because Of PotholesThe Mayor says he would keep the property tax rate as is instead of lowering it, only if the city can use a portion of the money and quickly make a big dent in road repairs.

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