New Bill Aims To Cut County Portion Of Residents' Property Tax BillWould you be willing to raise your county's sales tax in exchange for lowering your county's portion of your property tax bill?
Top Texas Leaders Pledge United Effort To Reform School Finance, Property TaxesGovernor Greg Abbott said they were united to solve a voter mandate: increasing state funding for public schools while lowering property taxes. “It's something we have to get done."
Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Texas Lawmakers Get Good News About Budget; Will Begin Session Focused On School Finance, Property Tax ReformTexas lawmakers will be sworn in Tuesday for the 86th legislative session and the House will elect a new Speaker.
Former Tarrant County Appraisal District Employee Arrested For Taking Inappropriate Photos Of Property Tax ProtesterMichael Zavatson, 61, of Arlington, was arrested and charged with improper photography.
Dallas City Council Debates Police, Fire PayDallas City Council is debating how much more they can pay city police officers and firefighters - and whether they can lower property tax rates.
Dallas Taxpayers To Vote On Property Tax Increase For School FundingThe DISD board voted Thursday night to put a proposed tax rate increase on the November ballot.
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'?"