Property Tax News

  • Trent Ashby Tells Grapeland, “Keep East Texas, East Texas” January 30, 2023 10:29 pm The Messenger - Texas By Greg Ritchie Messenger Reporter GRAPELAND – State Representative Trent Ashby was the guest speaker at the Grapeland Chamber of Commerce annual banquet held Thursday, Jan. 26 at the First Methodist Church in Grapeland. Ashby shared dinner and helped give …
  • Senate Finance Committee Began Budget Hearings Today, Jan. 30th January 30, 2023 10:02 pm Texas Border Business The Senate Finance Committee held its first public hearing of the legislative session with Sen. Hinojosa as the the Vice Chair. Image for illustration purposes Texas Border Business AUSTIN, Texas — At 10:00 AM Today, January 30th, the Senate Finance …
  • Could taxed marijuana sales lower Texans’ property taxes? January 30, 2023 9:00 pm KUT - Texas Driving from Lubbock, it takes a little more than an hour to cross the state line into New Mexico. Since the state began recreational marijuana sales last year, it’s become a popular destination for certain travelers. “It seems like every week or weekend …
  • Texas budget surplus may hand homeowners a tax break January 30, 2023 8:59 pm Fox News Real estate broker Sam DeBianchi joined 'Fox & Friends' to discuss what home buyers and sellers can expect in the new year as some housing markets around the country continue to cool. Texas homeowners may see another tax break on their homes …
  • Texas Senate's 1st State Budget Proposal Includes $15 Billion in Property Tax Cuts January 30, 2023 7:21 pm Texas Insider "Our conservative budgeting principles applied throughout SB 1 make sure that government does not grow faster than population times inflation." Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texans would see their Homestead Exemption almost double under …
  • Bexar County property taxes due Jan. 31, but relief may soon be on the way January 30, 2023 6:46 pm San Antonio Current - Texas Wikimedia Commons / Stevepb The median home value in the San Antonio area rose 6% since last December, according to the San Antonio Board of Realtors. Time is running out for Bexar County homeowners to file their 2023 property taxes. Although home …
  • Granny flats let seniors live separate but connected lives January 29, 2023 5:41 pm Yahoo News AFP Vona da Silva, right, who lives in an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, next to a house occupied by her daughter, Pia da Silva, and her children, in Portland, Ore., January 2023. (Tojo Andrianarivo/The New York Times)Forty-five years ago, Betty Szudy …
  • Honolulu Homeowners Are Shocked At New Property Tax Bills. Here’s Something That Could Help January 29, 2023 10:50 am Honolulu Civil Beat - Hawaii Several states have so-called “Truth-in-Taxation” laws designed to mitigate the sharp property tax increases like the ones Honolulu homeowners are facing. When Andria Tupola first heard of a policy designed to prevent property taxes from spiking sharply …
  • State of Texas: 'You're not welcome here,' Bill to limit TX land purchases brings backlash January 29, 2023 12:06 am KXAN - Texas AUSTIN (Nexstar) — A bill filed in the Texas Senate aims to ban citizens of China, Russia, North Korea and Iran from purchasing real estate in Texas. Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, filed Senate Bill 147 amid concerns from some top Republican officials …
  • Report: Texas businesses pay 14th highest amount in taxes compared to other states January 28, 2023 3:24 pm The Center Square (The Center Square) – While Texas doesn’t have a corporate income tax, most businesses pay taxes and at a higher rate than other states, a new report published by The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA) states. In “The Partial Myth of Texas as …
  • Tesla Is Ready To Invest $3.6 Billion For 2 Factories At Nevada Complex January 28, 2023 10:18 am Inventiva Tesla said that it would invest more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada manufacturing complex to include two new factories, including the first mass-production facility for its long-delayed Semi electric truck. The second factory will produce the new …
  • State Sen. Bettencourt: Tornado Damaged Homes & Businesses Will Receive Automatic Disaster Property Tax Reappraisal by HCAD January 27, 2023 8:00 pm Texas Insider A post Harvey law passed by Rep. Shine and Sen. Bettencourt in 2019 approved by 85% of Texas Voters Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – An estimated 5,000 taxpayer properties in Harris County could apply for a full or partial one year improvement …
  • Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript January 27, 2023 5:21 pm Insider Monkey Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript January 26, 2023 Operator: Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to today’s Xcel Energy Year End 2022 Earnings Conference Call. For your information, today’s conference is being recorded. …
  • Texans want more school safety, tax relief and health insurance with budget surplus January 27, 2023 2:35 pm KUT - Texas As state lawmakers prepare to craft the next biennial budget, most Texans favor using some of the state’s multi-billion-dollar surplus on school safety, mental health services and tax relief for businesses and property owners. A statewide poll conducted by …
  • How much of Texas' unprecedented budget surplus will be spent? That's up to Republicans January 27, 2023 2:33 pm Abilene Reporter News - Texas How much money Texas spends from the more than $50 billion in surplus revenue and other funds sitting around this legislative session might depend on whether conservative lawmakers are willing to break character and loosen up the state's purse. Long …
  • Opinion: Replace Chapter 313 to maintain the Texas Miracle January 27, 2023 10:53 am Houston Chronicle - Texas Regarding "Texas doles out $31 billion in property tax breaks for business as Chapter 313 expires," (Jan. 23): The Texas Miracle is like a three-legged stool. It requires no state income tax, a light regulatory touch and effective economic …
  • Harris County property taxes for 2022 due by January 31 January 27, 2023 6:00 am Houston Public Media Harris County Under Texas law, homeowners who are at least 65 years old or disabled may be able to defer current or delinquent property tax payments. Adam Zuvanich | Posted on January 26, 2023, 2:03 PM (Last Updated: January 26, 2023, 3:05 PM) Harris …
  • A look at the incentives that brought Buc-ee’s to Ruston January 27, 2023 5:23 am KALB - Louisiana RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - We’re getting a look at the deal that brought Buc-ee’s to Ruston. The iconic gas station and convenience store announced they were coming to the city earlier this month. Buc-ee’s received incentives from the City of Ruston, Lincoln …
  • Property tax deadline is Tuesday January 27, 2023 3:33 am San Antonio Express-News - Texas Aerial view of crowded housing development that has been built on the NW side of San Antonio -- Monday April 16 , 2007. (Robert McLeroy/San Antonio Express-News)Robert McLeroy/Express-News file photo This Tuesday will be the last day property …
  • Justices weigh legality of tax aimed at rebalancing state’s tax code January 27, 2023 2:35 am The Herald - Washington State The sun dial near the Legislative Building is shown under cloudy skies, March 10, 2022, at the state Capitol in Olympia.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) OLYMPIA — An effort to balance what is considered the nation’s most regressive state tax code came …
  • Alarm over states slashing income taxes January 26, 2023 10:11 pm The Bond Buyer Budget surpluses fattened by gluts of federal spending have 25 state governments looking at income tax cuts, which has some public finance experts concerned. The comments came during a media call hosted by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities and …
  • New bill proposes largest teacher pay raise in TX history January 26, 2023 7:55 pm Plainview Herald - North Carolina Teachers and professors have long protested and fought for increased educator salaries at schools and colleges in the U.S.Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images A Texas state lawmaker recently filed legislation proposing a $15,000 increase to …
  • Settegast has the shortest life expectancy in Harris County. Why? January 26, 2023 6:42 pm Houston Chronicle - Texas In the northeast Houston neighborhood of Settegast, the average person can expect to live for 66 years, according to federal estimates — giving the neighborhood an unwanted distinction: It has the shortest life expectancy in Harris County. The average …
  • Justices weigh effort to balance Washington state's tax code January 26, 2023 6:29 am SF Gate - California SEATTLE (AP) — An effort to balance what is considered the nation's most regressive state tax code comes before the Washington Supreme Court on Thursday, in a case that could overturn a prohibition on income taxes that dates to the 1930s.Washington is …
  • Spirit Realty buys Exeter commercial building for $9M January 26, 2023 4:13 am Providence Business News - Rhode Island EXETER – A 57,570-square-foot commercial building used as the headquarters for a cloud computing company in Exeter recently sold for $9 million, according to public records documenting the transaction. The property, located at 659 South County Trail, was …