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How Can Texas Create Tax Relief?

Many homeowners and commercial property owners in Texas were left slack-jawed by the Value Notices they received this year. Though the statutory protest deadline passed on May 31st, the conversation continues regarding “sticker shock” and possible solutions to easing the tax burden. Charles E. Gilliland is a research economist at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, and he …

May 31

Call by 5pm Today to Protest Your Commercial Valuation

With the Memorial Day holiday, I doubt many of you were thinking about your commercial property valuation. However, today is the deadline to file a protest with your respective appraisal district. If you waited until the last minute, it’s not a problem.  For those of you who live in the State of Texas, call by 5pm today (Central Time) and …

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Property Value Increases: A Good Bad Problem?

It’s approaching that time of year for commercial property owners.  As May 31st rapidly moves our way, you’ll have to quickly decide whether you want to protest your commercial and business personal property Value Notices. The Fort Worth Business Press interviewed Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, who described the increase in property values as a “good bad problem.”  For those …