Dallas county taxes

Today is The Last Day to Protest Your Property Tax Appraisal

By Joanna England / June 15, 2020 / 2 Comments

Remember how Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told everyone to protest their property tax appraisal? Basically, Jenkins said that because Governor Greg Abbott wasn’t working to freeze appraisals due to the economic havoc that COVID-19 has wrought, everyone needs to protest their property tax appraisal to ease the sting. Well, if you were going to […]

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Title Tip: October is Property Tax Season

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor For most North Texas homeowners, the 2018 tax statements started coming out last week. You may not have received your bill in the mail, but your tax bill is out and due for payment by Jan. 31. Simply go online and search for your county tax assessor to get your […]

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Hearing on Lowering the Dallas County Tax Rate Tomorrow Morning, No One Has Signed Up to Speak

By Candy Evans / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

That headline is not entirely accurate now, because, after Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told me this morning that no one has signed up to speak on lowering the tax rate, I signed up. But others should, too. As I told him, most taxpayers will likely be at work — in their offices, in the […]

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Dallas County Commissioners Want 8 Percent Pay Raise, Thanks to Property Tax Windfall

By Candy Evans / August 11, 2016 / 15 Comments

Get out the smelling salts, you surely are going to faint: Dallas County Commissioners, SOME Dallas County Commissioners, are asking for an 8% pay raise, netting them $157,000 a year (up from $145,474 currently) because the county is flush with money from the property taxes we are all paying through the nose for, thanks to […]

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Here’s Why John Ames House Appraised So Low: He Had a HOUSE FIRE!

By Candy Evans / June 1, 2016 / 4 Comments

I knew there was a good (well, in this case, terrible) reason, because John is, as I said, one of best Tax Appraisers/Collectors we have ever had. Under his watch the office has become much more efficient, the clerks are friendly and polite, and well, maybe he ought to interview for the new management job […]

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Dallas County Property Taxes Could Go Up by 10%… Parkland Needs Money

By Candy Evans / August 13, 2014 / 9 Comments

Heads up: Parkland is looking for money to fund that new building that was approved by the taxpayers in 2008. (Personal note: I voted against it.) This despite the implementation of Obamacare. There is simply not enough money coming in from state and federal funding:

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