TTARA research release: Appraisal caps come with high cost to others
For Immediate Release Contact: Kirsten Voinis February 13, 2023 …Read More
Mega surplus gives Texas lawmakers golden opportunity to fix some ills — but will they?
Texas lawmakers have a stunning — some say unprecedented — opportunity to improve state residents’ well-being and educational attainment by tapping some of the nearly $70 billion that’s available this year for new initiatives.Read More
Many Texans want appraisal caps for property tax relief. Here’s why they won’t fly in Austin.
Though some Texas counties saw single-family home values rise 20 percent or more on average in 2022 (in Harris County, it was 21 percent; in Bexar County it was a whopping 28 percent), the experts see appraisal caps as a stopgap that ultimately won’t drive tax bills down.Read More
How does public school funding work in Texas – and how would property tax relief affect it?
With the Texas Legislature set to tackle property taxes this year, the stations of the Texas Newsroom examine the state’s high rate: what led us here and what are some ways that taxpayers could see relief.Read More