School Districts

Is Full Disclosure Coming? Austin Sues State Over Property Tax Appraisals

By Joanna England / August 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

The end of sales price non-disclosure might be near, if the suit filed by the City of Austin against the Texas comptroller’s office is any indication. Austin Mayor Steve Adler, who submitted the 10-page suit on Monday, argued that the ad-valorem taxation system is unconstitutional because it isn’t “equal and uniform.” Texas is one of […]

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Back to School! Five Homework Stations That Will Inspire Your Student

By Joanna England / August 19, 2013 / 0 Comments

Be prepared for the loud cheering that will come from every car departing carpool lanes on Aug. 26 as parents throughout North Texas celebrate the first day of school. No more hearing “I’m bored!” every five seconds! No more shuttling to camps! No more packing and unpacking trunks! And of course, think of all you’ll […]

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Ask The Tax Doctor: What’s That 65 Homestead Exemption? Sure is Fuzzy…

By Candy Evans / March 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

A reader writes, our Tax Doctor Tiffany Hamil responds: Dear Candy: I am confused by the age 65 homestead deal in our state. Is it the same in each county? When you turn 65 do you get a break on your property taxes or are they just frozen? I understand this is because property taxes […]

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