Dallas County property taxes

Title Tip: Autumn Buyers And The Property Tax Surprise

By Lydia Blair / September 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Property tax bills should start arriving in our mailboxes in the next week or so. October 1 is when tax bills are supposed to go out to property owners. However, they are sometimes delayed a few days or even weeks. Whether you get your property tax bill in the mail or not, the taxes are […]

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Property Tax Notices Give Homeowners Sticker Shock, Governor Puts Reform on Local Plates

By Joanna England / May 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Property tax appraisal notices appeared in mailboxes this week, causing many cases of the vapors all around the Dallas-Fort Worth region as homeowners saw higher tax bills during a time of extreme economic uncertainty. The amount of Tito’s Handmade Vodka consumed as a result was not immediately clear. But one thing is certain — both […]

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With Dallas County Taxes Expected to Surge in 2017, Homeowners Should Prep for Battle

By Heather Hunter / April 18, 2017 / 3 Comments
Unfair Tax Appraisal: How to Fight Against Them With Texas Tax Protest

What’s got Dallas County residents nervously waiting in anticipation? On May 1, property tax notices will begin appearing in mailboxes across the county and some residents will need to prep for a fight. With the third highest effective property tax rates in the nation, Texas has been feeling the squeeze for years. And across Texas, […]

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Dallas County Property Taxes: Officials Vote Themselves a 6 Percent Raise

By Candy Evans / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

“Candace, do they even care how property taxes affect small businesses? Property taxes are by far my biggest expense. I pay over $100,000 a year in property taxes. I would love to hire another $45,000 employee, but I am holding off until I know what our property taxes and other taxes will do.” How many […]

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Clay Jenkins Holding Two Hearings to Discuss Dallas County Tax Relief

By Candy Evans / August 12, 2016 / 3 Comments

On Thursday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins sent out an email announcing two public hearings to discuss lowering the tax rate in Dallas County down to 22.638 per $100 valuation from 24.31. He says that, because the county is flush with cash from all our increased property values, this can be done and still generate […]

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Being Nosy: Mayor Rawlings and A.C. Gonzalez Fighting Dallas County Property Taxes

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2016 / 1 Comment

When it comes to real estate, I am the nosiest. Especially on Dallas County property taxes. Last week, we looked at Dallas County Tax Assessor John Ames. I noticed he had a dramatically lowered value on his DeSoto home. He had, of course, a perfectly good (really, a terrible) excuse for having that lower value: […]

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