Homeowners considering protesting their property tax appraisal understandably have several questions. But before we answer these questions, it is important to understand how your property value is determined. HOW IS MY TAX BILL CALCULATED? In Texas, property taxes are determined at the county rather than the state level. Two factors impact the taxes: Taxable value … 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
How, when & why should you submit a property tax appeal letter?
For those living in Texas, taxes are one of the certainties in life but it doesn’t mean you will have to agree with the amount of taxes you pay. Property tax valuation amounts are not carved on stones, it can be reduced if taxpayers make use of the property tax appeals to their fullest advantage. … Read more
Brazos County Tax Bill, Get Ready To Protest!
Brazos county property owners, here is an important update. If you live in the BCAD then you must be one among the 117,000 property owners who are about to receive your tax bill. You can most likely expect your tax bill to drop in your mailbox on October 14th. So make sure you keep an … Read more
5 tips to win a property tax protest
Are you looking at how to lower your annual tax burden? To help you win a property tax protest, here are six pro tips. You can use them to your advantage every year. Tip 1: Appeal your property taxes every single year File your property taxes every single year even if you won a protest … Read more
Start Preparing To Protest For Your Taxes In Fall!
Are you someone who doesn’t have much idea about protesting taxes? This year learn more and start preparing to protest taxes with your documents. We are in Fall and it’s a great time to start preparing to protest your taxes. It’s always better to start preparing before the pressure of tax season. Here are a … Read more
Protesting Property Taxes During A Pandemic
Texas property tax rates have always been skyrocketing and many property owners out there are expecting to see a tax break because of the current economic situation, but sadly it is not on the horizon. With COVID-19 hitting the real estate market, Texans are not likely to see any tax break in 2020. The opportunity … Read more
Property Taxes For Seniors Pose The Biggest Burden
In Texas, property taxes for seniors are a burden. Fortunately, Texas seniors have many options to limit the impact of property taxes, including a freeze on school taxes, generous exemptions, and the ability to defer paying property taxes for their residence. Homestead exemptions are available for all Texas homeowners to reduce their property taxes, with … Read more
Do You Have A Market Value Property? You Should Still Protest
Having your property appraised at fair market value is important if you want to maintain accurate records and avoid paying too much on property taxes each year. Even if you have a fair market value property, you may still want to look at protesting the proposed taxes with the Appraisal Review Board. According to the … Read more