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Texas Property Tax Law Updates 3/25/2024

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Ransomware attack shuts down Tarrant County tax appraisal website
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The Tarrant Appraisal District says a network disruption on Thursday resulted from a criminal ransomware attack. The TAD said in a statement Friday that after learning of the network disruption they took steps to secure their network and worked with cybersecurity experts to determine the cause of the disruption and how to restore services.

TAD to hold emergency meeting Monday to address ransomware attack
Fort Worth Report
The Tarrant Appraisal District will hold an emergency board meeting March 25 after a criminal ransomware attack disrupted the agency's network March 21, causing the website to crash. The district has taken steps to secure the network and is working with cybersecurity experts to investigate, respond and restore the network, it said in a press release.

Property values spike by as much as 185%
Uvalde Leader News
Uvalde County Appraisal District preliminary data for the 2024 tax year indicates an approximate 13.78 percent increase in property values countywide, with the movie theater, restaurants, and fitness centers seeing some of the most significant increases, chief appraiser Roberto Valdez told board directors on March 19.

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...


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