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Do commercial property owners win their appeals?

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Yes, 90 to 95% of appeals are successful for property owners who appeal at informal, ARB and judicial appeal.   There are two levels of appeal.  Administrative appeal – Informal hearing and appraisal…

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Questions about your homestead exemption?

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Homestead exemptions reduce property taxes by 20% for many homeowners. Homestead property tax exemptions are required by Texas law. Homestead exemptions vary by county, city and school district.  The only requirements for…

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Why was my commercial property tax assessment raised during COVID?

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Great question. The property tax assessment is based on the value as of January 1 of the current year. Last year appraisal districts gave no consideration to the impact of COVID since…

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What magnificent gifts did the 2021 Texas Legislature provide property owners?

Home owners to appeal property taxes

1.Requires the appraisal review board to schedule an informal hearing at least 5 days prior to the appraisal review board hearing, 2.Provides a mechanism for property owners to object if appraisal review…

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Should you accept the ARB value, or appeal it?

Most commercial property owners accept the appraisal review board value.  For example, in 2019, of 382,407 commercial accounts with an ARB hearing, only 16,033 (4.2%) elected to continue to pursue property tax…

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