Two New York City councilmen are seeking tax rebates for the owners of small properties. Read More

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Gen. Paul Selva, the U.S. Transportation Command commander, is set to introduce the military’s new Transport Isolation System, a module-based system designed to move people with highly contagious diseases and protect caregivers from infection. Read More

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Texas farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land. They may apply to the Gaines County Appraisal District for agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal of their land based on how much they produce, versus what their land would sell for in the open market. Read More

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District Attorney Bruce Curry is the latest lawyer to take a professional interest in an almost $90,000 cash shortfall in the Gillespie County tax office, according to a recent outside audit. Read More

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Two weeks deep into 2015 and more than 5,000 Ft. Bend County homeowners still don't know how much to pay in property tax for last year. Read More

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Comptroller’s estimate shows an extra $18 billion available, despite caution caused by oil price drop

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Incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said the positive revenue estimate revealed by the state comptroller on Monday reinforces the need to cut taxes for homeowners and businesses. Read More

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EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Tax Assessor/Collector Pablo “Paul” Villarreal Jr. announced Friday that a convenience fee for on-line e-check payments made through the county’s website will no longer be charged. Taxes are due by Saturday, Jan. 31.

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The chair of the property Appraisal Review Board, whose term ended last month, routinely told members to side with the Central Appraisal District on contested property valuations, predetermined settlements and punished those who didn’t follow her instructions. Read More

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Municipality argues that Morristown Medical Center is actually for-profit facility and should be stripped of property-tax exemption Read More

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A Jefferson County woman is suing over claims she was paid less by her employer based upon her race before being unlawfully terminated. Read More

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Lawmakers from both parties pledged to deliver property tax relief to Texans in the upcoming legislative session. Read More

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The 2015 Oregon Legislature will consider a bill to end farm property tax exemptions in 2018. Currently, farmland is taxed at a reduced value through a special assessment program, and crops, livestock, and farm machinery are exempt, as are many other on-farm items. If the bill passes, Oregon farmers will see a steep increase in their state tax liability. Read More

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After saving money in a few departments, the city is spending $50,000 on a lobbyist to represent the city’s interests in the upcoming legislative session, which starts Jan. 13. Read More

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A glitch in a new computer system means a few thousand Tarrant County residents don’t know how much to pay in property taxes even though the taxes are due now, officials said. Read More

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Despite low oil prices, Dan Patrick said Monday he remains committed to serious tax relief for Texans. Read More

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Ohio's libraries have become increasingly reliant on local property taxes despite successfully preventing a 50 percent state funding cut six years ago. Read More

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Elated by prospects of an election romp and overflowing state coffers, some state Republican leaders suggested that significant cuts in Texas’ property and business taxes lay ahead.Read More

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Recent News

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 8:49pm

Randall County Commissioners approve a tax abatement for a new wind farm. Read More

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 8:50pm

Both the El Paso City Council and County Commissioners Court passed resolutions on Monday calling for state legislators to reform property tax laws so that all property owners pay their fair share of taxes, officials said. Read More

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:33pm

Gov. Greg Abbott took the bold step of promising to veto the entire budget if business tax cuts aren’t in it. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has pushed for about $3 billion in property tax cuts. Read More

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:37pm

Gov. Mark Dayton wants railroads to pay significantly higher property taxes to help offset the cost of improvements throughout the state. Read More

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:35pm

For three straight legislative sessions, cities and counties have successfully lobbied against attempts to limit growth in their property tax revenue. Read More