Property Tax

Nov. 17, 2021

Secret Tarrant Appraisal District Election 2021

Right now, the Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD) is holding an election to decide who oversees the organization. TAD is the same entity that sets your property tax value and sends out the blue value notice every April. If you care about how TAD conducts its business, then you need ...

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May 10, 2021

Which State Pays Lowest Taxes

 

 

https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-highest-lowest-tax-burden/20494

Posted in Property Tax
April 6, 2021

HUGE Announcement & Your New Property Tax Deadlines


I fear that tax values are going to skyrocket this year.

I recorded this video to share what you need to know:

 


 

I bookmarked the video here:

  1. HUGE Announcement 0:45
  2. Real estate market update 3:55
  3. Property tax disaster exemption application 9:00
  4. New tax protest deadlines ...
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April 5, 2021

How you can help permanently improve property taxes

 

Scroll down to see a video overview of this info 

Step 1

Send an email and call Morgan Meyer, the chairperson for the Ways and Means Committee (contact info below).

Say this: Please schedule a hearing on House Bill 2403 and House Bill 2311. 

HB 2403 What it ...

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Posted in How-to, Property Tax
Jan. 27, 2021

Property Tax Legislation Bills Being Proposed in 2021

Watch Chandler's disclaimer video

Passed

  • Schwertner R, et al: SB 725
    • Effective on 9/1/21
    • Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land ...
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Jan. 26, 2021

14 Property Tax Warts that Should be ILLEGAL

14 Property Tax Code Proposed Solutions

  1. 0:46 Exemption Improvements
    • Cap taxable value growth on homesteads to 5% maximum increase per year
    • Create a single-family residential exemption capping taxable value growth at 10% per year
  2. 6:23 Improve accessibility to free help
    • Turn "may" into "shall"
    • Sec. 6.16.  ...
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Jan. 19, 2021

Secret Taxes and Shifty Ways You're Getting Gouged by the Tax Man

There are little nuances and loopholes in the law that politicians and taxing entities use to increase your taxes. 

This blog post is a compilation of different concerns people bring to me (in their own words) identifying these issues.

I cannot vouch for the validity of these comments. I ...

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Posted in Property Tax
Jan. 12, 2021

Legislative Preview: Addressing Citizens’ Painful Property Tax Bills

Our broken property tax system affects everybody - no matter income level, political party, homeowner, tenant or landlord.

The Texas legislature isn't going to pass anything to help unless you and I let our representatives know what we care about. Everything except property tax is getting attention this year. Thank ...

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Aug. 28, 2020

I Can't Afford My House Payment. What are my options?

 

My tax bill is too high. I can’t afford the house but if I buy in the same market its pointless so I’m just going to sit here.

Here are a list of options to consider...

  1. Ask us for a free insurance quote. Your house payment likely includes taxes ...
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Aug. 13, 2020

Tax Protest Update

We are at the final stage of this year's tax protest. Everybody's tax protest results will be available soon.

TAD's sent a little yellow postcard with a web address and it means ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! It has caused unnecessary stress and concern to everybody. It was part of ...

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