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Tax Code Deadline Changes for Texas

As we move into 2018, I thought it might be helpful to list the Tax Code deadline changes for Texas. March 31: The last day to file applications for allocation under Secs 21.03, 21.031, 21.05 or 21.055. For good cause, chief appraisers may extend a deadline up to 30 days. Other deadlines apply if the property was not on the …

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IKEA Grand Opening in Grand Prairie

Just in time for the holidays, IKEA announced that their new store in Grand Prairie will open on December 13th. This is IKEA’s fourth store in Texas – with plans to open two more locations in San Antonio and north Fort Worth in the summer of 2019. The 290,000 SF home furnishing retailer will employ approximately 250 workers. Apparently, their …

Are Taxes in Texas Really That Bad?

While many homeowners and commercial property owners have experienced “sticker shock” when it comes to their property valuations, where are we in relation to the rest of the country? Property taxes remain a hot topic, and there was hope for some relief when Governor Greg Abbott called a special session. Alas, property tax reform was nowhere to be seen. KUT, …