TAR advocates for property-tax reform
01/13/2017 | Author: Governmental Affairs Staff
Even before the 85th legislative session kicked off at the Texas Capitol on January 10, lawmakers had filed several bills aimed at reforming the property-tax process, including Senate Bill 2.
The Texas Association of REALTORS® supports legislation that alleviates the pain of homeowners’ ever-increasing property-tax bills.
In the Austin Business Journal, TAR Director of Legislative Affairs Daniel Gonzalez discussed Senate Bill 2 and explained why mandatory sales-price disclosure—which TAR has opposed for years—won’t fix the property-tax process.
And in a segment on CBS Austin, Gonzalez explained why Texas property owners can be confused by the competing messages about rising appraised values and property-tax rates.
Look for more coverage of TAR’s real estate advocacy efforts throughout the legislative session.
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