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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 5:48pm

Everything is bigger in Texas — including taxes. Although every homeowner across the country is subject to real estate taxes, it seems Texans owe a lot more than most Americans, according to a new study from WalletHub. Read More

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 5:43pm

In light of today’s hearing in Senate Finance on Senate Bill 182, a measure to bring long-term structural reform to Texas’ property tax system.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:52pm

Nada Gunter worries she will soon be taxed off her family land.

Ms. Gunter, a 58-year-old who lives on Social Security and disability, is among hundreds of Cherokee County residents who soon may not qualify for low property tax appraisals they have enjoyed for years.  Read More

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:51pm

What the Texas Legislature calls tax relief looks like chump change when you break it down, raising this question: How much do taxes have to be cut to turn the heads of Texas voters? Read More

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:50pm

A House leader on Wednesday proposed a $4.9 billion tax-relief package that would cut the sales tax rate to 5.95 percent, which he said would save the average family of four $172 a year. Read More