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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 … Read more

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

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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 … Read more

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Should you accept the ARB value, or appeal it?

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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 … Read more

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When do you qualify for over-65 homestead exemption?

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You qualify for an over-65 homestead exemption the day you or your spouse turn 65.  Other requirements are you must own the house and it must be your primary residence. Most issues … Read more

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How can the appraisal district raise my home value over 10% in one year?

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The maximum increase in a home’s taxable value (aka assessed value) is 10% annually, subject to a few limitations: The 10% cap for houses applies only to houses with a homestead exemption … Read more

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