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Texas Property Tax Law Updates 4/8/2024

Posted by John Brusniak | Apr 08, 2024 | 0 Comments

Ranchers seek answers from KCAD officials
About two dozen local ranchers attended a town hall last Wednesday evening to have their questions and concerns answered by the Kerr Central Appraisal District officials about the “2023 Agricultural Use Questionnaire” they received. The event was hosted by Pct. 4 Commissioner Don Harris at the Hill Country Youth Event Center.

How the Texas Public Policy Foundation Ducked Its Property Taxes
Texas Monthly
The Texas Public Policy Foundation, a right-wing think tank with ties to the state's most powerful politicians and political donors, has long lobbied legislators to abolish property taxes. So far, this effort has failed. But TPPF has succeeded in another ambitious goal: ducking its own property taxes.

Houston politics: Mayor John Whitmire suggests property tax increase to help pay for new $1.3 billion firefighter deal
Houston Mayor John Whitmire is proposing a possible tax hike because the city needs to figure out how to pay for a $1.3 billion deal he made with Houston firefighters to give them raises. His proposed plan could add $15 a month to property taxes for Houston homeowners. But, it will need voter approval first, according to a report from our partners at the Chron.

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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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