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How To Use The Appraisal District’s Evidence AGAINST THEM… And Win!

So what is the hearing evidence package?

Many Texas property owners are not aware that you can request the appraisal district’s hearing evidence package
at no cost.

If you request it, they have to give it to you at least 14 days prior to the hearing (Tax Code 41.461).
The appraisal district may not use any information not given to you at least 14 days prior to the hearing
(Tax Code 41.67 (d)). If you protest, the appraisal district must send you the hearing evidence package free
by U.S. Mail.

BUT ONLY IF YOU PROTEST!

This includes and particularly applies to the comparable sales
of houses and land near your home. This data is considered
proprietary and can only be provided if you file a property tax
protest. Best practice for managing property taxes is to
appeal annually. Property taxes grow out of control if not
managed, like a garden not cared for.

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Your property taxes will be aggressively appealed every year by the #1 property tax firm in the country. If your taxes are not reduced you PAY NOTHING, and a portion of the tax savings is the only fee you pay when your taxes are reduced! Many FREE benefits come with enrollment.

Blog Author

Patrick O’Connor, MAI, Owner and President
Patrick O’Connor has been active in reducing property taxes, providing expert witness testimony and appraising commercial real estate property since 1983. Pat is active in publishing analyses and data with respect to the real estate market, while being a highly regarded media spokesperson for the real estate community. He holds a MAI, the highest achievable designation from the Appraisal Institute, and is a licensed senior property tax consultant. Pat earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. In 2001, he authored the first definitive consumer guide to Texas property taxes, Cut Your Texas Property Taxes.

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