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Am I Eligible for A Solar Property Tax Exemption on My Texas Property?

2024-02-16T21:13:12+00:00

Here’s what you need to know about the solar property tax exemption in Texas: The Texas Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax Exemption waives 100% of the increased appraised property value due to adding certain solar energy devices. Solar systems must be owned and primarily used for the production and distribution of energy used on-site [...]

Am I Eligible for A Solar Property Tax Exemption on My Texas Property?2024-02-16T21:13:12+00:00

Understanding Houston Suburb MUD & PID Taxes

2024-02-07T01:37:25+00:00

When it comes to purchasing a home in the suburbs of Houston, Texas many prospective buyers focus on the property's price tag, location, and amenities. However, what often goes unnoticed are the hidden costs associated with property ownership, particularly property taxes. Let’s delve into the intricacies of property taxes in Houston suburbs, shedding light [...]

Understanding Houston Suburb MUD & PID Taxes2024-02-07T01:37:25+00:00

Should I Protest My Texas Property Taxes Every Year?

2023-11-22T21:22:59+00:00

 Here’s what you need to know about protesting your Texas property taxes every year: Texas property tax bills are often higher than they should be because counties use mass appraisal methods, leading to inaccurate property valuations. Consider protesting your property taxes annually since various factors can influence changes in your assessed value each year. [...]

Should I Protest My Texas Property Taxes Every Year?2023-11-22T21:22:59+00:00

How Can I Lower The Property Taxes on My Texas Residence?

2023-11-15T01:43:06+00:00

 Here’s what you need to know about your Texas property tax bill and how you can lower it: Local appraisal districts value properties, and this value, multiplied by your local tax rate, is used to determine your property tax bill. Appraisal districts use mass appraisal methods to value properties, which often leads to overinflated [...]

How Can I Lower The Property Taxes on My Texas Residence?2023-11-15T01:43:06+00:00

How Does the 65 Plus Homestead Exemption Benefit You?

2024-02-01T18:05:37+00:00

Here’s what you need to know about homestead exemption benefits for homeowners aged 65 plus: Homestead exemptions can help Texas homeowners save thousands annually on property taxes. Homeowners aged 65 and older are eligible for more benefits, including an additional exemption and a “frozen” school tax ceiling. File your 65-plus application by April 30 [...]

How Does the 65 Plus Homestead Exemption Benefit You?2024-02-01T18:05:37+00:00

Get to Know the Details: Texas Homestead Exemptions, 2023 Updates

2023-11-01T16:56:09+00:00

 Here’s what you need to know about the 2023 updates to Texas homestead exemptions: The proposed changes will take effect if approved by voters on November 7, 2023. The homestead exemption amount will more than double from $40,000 to $100,000. Homeowners will also see hundreds in savings, on average, from school tax rate compressions. [...]

Get to Know the Details: Texas Homestead Exemptions, 2023 Updates2023-11-01T16:56:09+00:00

What Is Business Personal Property (BPP)?

2023-10-24T00:12:13+00:00

Here’s what you need to know about business personal property (BPP): BPP is tangible, non-real property used for business purposes. BPP valuations are determined annually by the county appraisal district. A BPP rendition form must be completed every year by April 15. Gill, Denson, & Company can assist with rendition filings and potentially reduce [...]

What Is Business Personal Property (BPP)?2023-10-24T00:12:13+00:00

12 Significant Updates to Texas Property Tax Law in 2023 You Need to Know

2024-02-01T17:49:16+00:00

What you need to know about the most significant updates to Texas property tax law: The school district homestead exemption will be increased from $40,000 to $100,000. School property tax will be reduced by 10.7 cents through maintenance and operation (M&O) rate compression. A 20% appraisal cap pilot program will apply for [...]

12 Significant Updates to Texas Property Tax Law in 2023 You Need to Know2024-02-01T17:49:16+00:00

How Are Residential Property Taxes Reduced?

2023-10-18T23:31:27+00:00

As a Texas homeowner, you know by now that the Lone Star State has some of the highest property taxes in the country. Each year the state’s county appraisal districts assess the current market value of properties which determines property taxes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Texans pay well over $3,000 a year in [...]

How Are Residential Property Taxes Reduced?2023-10-18T23:31:27+00:00

The Impact Of A Strong Real Estate Sales Market On Property Taxes

2022-01-18T21:29:13+00:00

You don’t have to be a home buyer or seller to be affected by today’s unprecedented housing market. Established homeowners, with no intentions of moving, are also greatly affected and not necessarily in a good way. A booming real estate market has driven home values through the roof in Texas and throughout the country. Realtor.com [...]

The Impact Of A Strong Real Estate Sales Market On Property Taxes2022-01-18T21:29:13+00:00
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