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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:25pm

If you live in the rural part of DeWitt County, you are likely to get a letter soon that may be disturbing.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:31pm

An estimated 10,000 Denton County residents have filed appeals of their 2015 property tax appraisals, but officials said Monday they expect that group of unhappy taxpayers to be about the same size as last year. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:57pm

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dennis Bonnen slammed a Senate proposal to give a school property tax break to homeowners Tuesday as he laid it out for his panel's consideration. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:56pm

With drought conditions easing somewhat, the Lampasas Central Appraisal District in January 2016 will begin checking the degree of land-use intensity for properties that have an agricultural appraisal. Chief Appraiser Melissa Gonzales said the upcoming action results from Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision not to list Lampasas County as a drought disaster area any more. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:55pm

 The House’s chief tax policy writer says he gladly would end an impasse with the Senate by dropping the chambers’ rival plans for sales and property tax cuts in favor of one big business-tax reduction. Read More