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Denton County and many of its cities and school districts saw growth of 10 percent or more in their tax rolls this year, according to certified totals released by the Denton Central Appraisal District. Read More

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The Central Appraisal district -- one of the most-criticized agencies in El Paso -- has taken its share of shots for the way it values our properties. Read More

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Following a 45-minute executive session with County Attorney Jim Tirey, Hale County commissioners on Monday approved Tri Global Energy’s tax abatement application on its Hale Community Energy Project. Read More

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What happens to a property tax exemption when a nonprofit sells its building to an entity that will use it for a non-exempt purpose? As of July 1, 2014, and extending through 2015, the new owner will owe property tax on the property for the next 2014-pay-2015 or 2015-pay-2016 installment, regardless of the property's exempt status at the time of acquisition. This policy reverses on January 1, 2016, and the exemption will apply to the next tax bill for assessment dates starting that year, regardless of the change in ownership. Competing legislation in Indiana's 2014 legislative session created this temporary about face. Read More

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28 Jul 2014

Nothing gets El Paso property owners more fired up than property valuations and the Central Appraisal District. Read More

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"As politicians pitch reforms for Texas’ property tax system, the Travis Central Appraisal District is preparing to air its own list of more than a dozen proposed fixes that range from amending key provisions in state law to changing the way appraisal notices are written." Read More

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Property taxes in Hamilton could jump as much as 42 percent in the upcoming year as the city looks for additional revenue to complete a number of infrastructure projects. Read More

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The Travis Central Appraisal District has requested an unprecedented boost of $2.9 million in next year’s budget to scrutinize the agency’s appraisals for accuracy and to mount a stronger defense against commercial property owners who challenge their tax bill. Read More

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The loss of $65 million of taxable value from Luminant won't cripple Milam County's budget this year, thanks to mineral interests that are starting to pay off, county officials said. Read More

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Lake County taxes are set to go up as much as 18 percent. County commissioners aproved the tentative millage increase Tuesday. Read More

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County Assessor

Joe Reynolds were acquitted by a federal jury in Spokane in a sexual harassment trial. Read More
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Recent News

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:04pm

The Central Appraisal district -- one of the most-criticized agencies in El Paso -- has taken its share of shots for the way it values our properties. Read More

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:06pm

Denton County and many of its cities and school districts saw growth of 10 percent or more in their tax rolls this year, according to certified totals released by the Denton Central Appraisal District. Read More

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 8:48pm

Nothing gets El Paso property owners more fired up than property valuations and the Central Appraisal District. Read More

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 8:57pm

Following a 45-minute executive session with County Attorney Jim Tirey, Hale County commissioners on Monday approved Tri Global Energy’s tax abatement application on its Hale Community Energy Project. Read More