Date & Time

May 12, 2020 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Registration Deadline

May 11, 2020

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On Tuesday, May 12, at 2:00 p.m. join TTARA’s John Kennedy for an insightful review of how Texas’ modern property tax system came to be. Though Texans face some of the highest property tax bills in the nation, our system of property tax administration is actually rated one of the best. John will take us from where we were – taxing units appraising property, multiple appraisals for each property, huge value disparities across the state – to where we are today: a single value for each property based on the market as determined by professionals, not politicians. The always entertaining Counselor Kennedy was a participant in the 1979 reforms that created the system we have today, and will share his first hand insights with TTARA members. If you are interested in learning more about the property tax, or just need a little more Kennedy in your life during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, this promises to be a fascinating session.