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Small Window for Protest Deadline

Commercial, and business personal property Value Notices, are typically mailed in the later part of April or early May. Most often, Notices of Appraised Value are sent only when your appraised value increases by $1,000 or more above the prior year’s value. Whether you expect the Value Notice, or are shocked by the number you’ll see, the time to act …

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Are Your Commercial Property Taxes Going Up This Year?

March has arrived and Texas appraisal districts are only months away from releasing 2016 values. The question we are frequently asked this time of year is: Will the appraisal districts in Texas be increasing values for 2016? To answer this question, we rely on market information throughout the state, which helps lead us to the answer. Here are a few …

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Celebrating a 97% Client Success Rate in 2015

Not many things are viewed as negatively as taxes, including commercial property taxes. Your dental x-rays might be a close second, but most people would prefer a root canal over receiving and paying their property tax bills. At Southland, our goal is to cost-effectively achieve the lowest reasonable property tax assessment allowable under Texas law, while reducing the burdens of …