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Protest Deadline is May 15th

By now, most of you should have received your Commercial and Business Personal Property Value Notices. 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, or if a Rendition is filed. With the month of May zooming by, the time to act is short. The statutory …

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Owners: Two Things to Know About Property Appraisals

While a number of factors can affect the appraised value of your property, commercial property owners need to be aware of two provisions. Appraisal districts are charged with appraising each property at its “Market Value” as of January 1st of each year. In addition, there is a provision in the Code that requires respective districts to appraise each property on …

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Will Property Tax Rates Go Down in Fort Worth?

After the “sticker shock” many residential homeowners and commercial property owners experienced last year with their property tax appraised values, there was a sliver of good news. Or possible good news. In her annual State of the City address, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price said, she hopes the city can lower its property tax rate again this year. Two cents …