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, …

May 31

Call by 5pm 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 …

May 31

Protest Deadline is Nearing

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 …