Government agencies play a major role in determining the property taxes Texans owe every year. As the population in Texas is growing, the demand for housing booms, and the property values, in turn, increase the property taxes Texans pay every year. Determining how much the Texas property owners owe is quite a complicated process and … Read more
Tax Deductions & Tax Credit Guide for 2021
Property tax bills are a great burden if you haven’t planned your finances well. It can sometimes completely consume your income or drain your savings. It is always important to stay up-to-date about some of the money-saving tips or legal ways to cut down taxes. Well, What are the best money savers in your tax … Read more
DIY – Protest your property appraisal!
Fight the valuation that determines your property tax bill. The season when the Texas property appraisals are out is said to be the magical season where you walk down to your mailbox with a mix of emotions, deep breathe and dare to look at your appraisal. Property taxes are calculated by multiplying an estimate of … Read more
A complete guide on the Texas property tax process
Understanding the basics Property taxes are local taxes that are determined by the local officials. The property tax process starts off with valuing your property, setting your tax rate, and finally collecting your taxes. However, the entire process is governed by Texas law. In Texas, property taxes are a major source of revenue and play … Read more
Is your Texas property tax bill worrying you?
It is a must for every homeowner to make sure that you are not paying too much on property taxes than you ought to pay. But how do you check it and how can you reduce your property tax burden is the big question. Here are two ways to do it. The first way mentioned … Read more
If you don’t agree with the ARB’s decision, here is what you can do
Say, you opted to file a protest on your property taxes and you just had a hearing before the appraisal review board. If you do not agree with the decision made by the ARB, there are three options you have in hand to appeal. You can either appeal to the district court, opt for binding … Read more
Property appraisal, the purpose, and its process
It is important for property owners to understand how the value of the property is assessed as the assessed values are used by the property tax authorities to determine the tax bill. This article will brief you on what property appraisal is all about and the different property appraisal approaches. Let’s also understand the difference … Read more
Received your appraisal, and thinking of a property tax protest? Here is how you do it.
Are you a property owner who has received your appraisal by email? Do you want to protest your property taxes? Are you in a dilemma on how to file an appeal? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Property taxes might seem a little complicated but they are a principal source of revenue for the county … Read more