Property Taxes

Title Tip: Due and Payable — Time To Open Those Property Tax Bills

By Lydia Blair / October 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s that not-so-wonderful time of year when property tax bills start hitting our mailboxes. At the time of this writing, tax statements have been mailed in Dallas, Collin, and Tarrant Counties. Bills are being posted daily from other counties and from other taxing authorities including school districts, community colleges, cities, improvement districts, etc. To get […]

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Dallas ISD Board to Take Up Lowering Property Tax Rate

By Bethany Erickson / August 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Almost a year after voters approved a 13-cent property tax hike in a Tax Ratification Election, the Dallas ISD board of trustees will discuss reducing the rate this Thursday. In November, voters approved raising the rate from $1.04 to $1.17, the first increase since 2008. The agenda for Thursday’s regular meeting includes discussion of reducing […]

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DFW Apartment Dwellers Catching Up to Homeowners When it Comes to Property Taxes

By Candy Evans / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Allen Gwinn is a number cruncher. Or a gadfly. Or a muckraker/local political analyst. By day, he teaches at SMU School of Business as a Professor of Practice. Basically a detailed data miner, he has taught information technology at SMU Cox School of Business for 30 years. For years, Gwinn also ran a popular website called Dallas.org, […]

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State Rep. Victoria Neave’s Abrams Road Property Headed for Auction Block

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
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She’s made a name for being an effective legislator since beginning her career in the Texas legislature after winning against Kenneth Sheets in 2016, but State Rep. Victoria Neave is getting some attention now for something entirely different — her delinquent property taxes. Neave represents District 107, which includes parts of East Dallas and Mesquite. […]

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Texas Lege Signs Off On School Finance, Property Tax Relief Bill

By Bethany Erickson / May 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Squeaking in just before May 27 and sine die, lawmakers in the state House and Senate passed a school finance bill that will provide raises for teachers, pre-K, and property tax relief. The final OK comes a day after Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced that the two […]

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Property Tax Protest Deadline Is Today, And Filing Is Easy

By Bethany Erickson / May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Don’t say we didn’t warn you — the deadline for property tax protests is uh, today. And if you think this requires a massive scramble of documentation to file, we have good news: It can take as little as 10 minutes. We’ve been telling you about PropertyTax.io since last year. It’s an online tool developed […]

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