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Property Taxes in Texas for Leased Vehicles

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Leased vehicles in Texas are not subject to property taxes unless they are used primarily to generate income.  While Texas starts with the premise that all property is taxable, unless exempt by … Read more

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How do I know O’Connor is reputable? What about credibility?

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Since 1974, O’Connor has been highly respected in the real estate field. Our team includes licensed Senior Property Tax Consultants, and we are frequently featured authors and experts in national media outlets, … Read more

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What are the benefits of an over 65 homestead exemption?

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The most significant benefit is it freezes your current level of school property taxes. In addition, it typically provides additional exemptions for property taxes. The Residential Property Protection Program™ is powered by … Read more

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How are fees billed for current and future years?

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If we reduce your taxes, the fee is applicable for the protested year only. Your contract will remain in effect until you cancel it. We will continue protesting each year and send … Read more

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Is there a fee if you don’t reduce my taxes?

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There are no fees whatsoever if we do not reduce your taxes. We will not send you an invoice unless we reduce your property taxes. The Residential Property Protection Program™ is powered … Read more

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Who is O’Connor – and how can you reduce my property taxes?

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O’Connor is the largest property tax consulting firm in the U.S. O’Connor’s team of professionals possess the resources and unparalleled market expertise in areas of property tax, cost segregation and appraisal for … Read more

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How are my tax savings calculated?

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For the tax year in question, subtract the property’s final assessed value (after the protest hearing) from its initial noticed value. Then, multiply the difference by the previous year’s total tax rate. … Read more

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Can a property owner whose property was sold at an auction get that property back?

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Yes. A person can redeem the foreclosed property within six months after the purchaser’s deed is filed for record. The old owner must pay the new owner the purchase bid for the … Read more

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May I defer my taxes if a taxing unit has filed a suit in district court for failure to pay taxes on my property?

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Yes. You may “abate,” the delinquent taxes if a taxing unit has filed a suit in district court for foreclosure purposes. If a judgment was rendered, you still may abate the taxes; … Read more

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When can a taxing unit file a delinquent tax suit?

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A taxing unit may file a lawsuit at any time once taxes on a property go delinquent. The taxing unit’s last resort is taking a delinquent property owner to court. If a … Read more

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