While Attorney General Ken Paxton challenges Austin’s bid to dismantle Texas’ property tax law, a think tank wants to replace it with a reformed sales tax.
The Democrat-controlled city alleges commercial and vacant land throughout Travis County is under-appraised.
“The city of Austin has made it clear they want one thing and one thing only – more […]
Put a school district with declining enrollment in a big-spending city and brace for heavier property tax bills. Welcome to true-blue Austin.Read More →
“The mayor’s plan won’t save people money — they’re being played as saps. It’s a total gimmick,” says Mark Pulliam, a retired attorney and local political activist.Read More →
Several Dyersburg city employees are more than six months late paying their property taxes according to an audit that Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released last week, which emphasized city employees must set a better example.Read More →
From California, where a school board is suing to stop school reform, to Nebraska, where a school board member’s family business gets a big tax break, it’s been an interesting week in education reform.Read More →
In part two of our interview with Isaac Chavez, the Vermont Realtors CEO says property taxes keep rising because lawmakers are focused on serving special interest groups, not taxpayers.Read More →