Differentiating Real Estate and Business Personal Property Taxes

Many of our clients come to us confused and even misinformed about property taxes and what different terms mean. The County Assessor’s Office and others use confusing lingo that throws everyone off, forcing average individuals to do their own research that ultimately still leaves them lost. We wanted to share with you the definition and the differences between real estate …

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Tax Assessments in Dallas Have Gone Up and Here’s What You Can Do About It

Every year it seems like either our tax rates increase or our tax assessments increase. For 2017, Dallas and Fort Worth counties have appeared to stay the same in terms of rates but homeowners and property owners are finding that their assessments have dramatically increased. Understandably, people are upset about the increase and don’t know what they can do about …

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Lowest Property Tax Rates in the Country

Property taxes are an unfortunate part of life that every property owner has come to live with. As property tax consultants, we help both business owners and homeowners file their property taxes and save money in the process. Your location however, determines how much money you’ll be able to save and at what rate you’ll be taxed. We’re sharing with …

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What You Need to Know About Property Taxes on Rental Properties

Owning a rental property can be a great source of revenue for business owners and homeowners. Any unused space can certainly be turned into a profit for someone if they know what they’re doing. However, property taxes on a rental building can be particularly confusing for even the savviest business people. We’re sharing a few things you need to know …

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Why Property Taxes are Increasing in Dallas

The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex used to be one of least expensive areas in the country to buy a home or start a business. While it’s still more affordable than other areas, we’re seeing a rapid rise in property taxes for both commercial real estate as well as the single family home. For our clients that own commercial real estate, here’s …

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Property Tax Write-Offs to Take Advantage of

Every small business property owner should always look for ways to save money on their annual property taxes. This can be particularly difficult when you don’t understand property tax law and what can be written off as a business expense. Our property tax consultants in Dallas are experts in saving business owners money on their property taxes. For the savvy …

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Why You Can’t Do Your Property Taxes Alone

Property taxes, or taxes in general, are some of the most confusing parts of being a business or home owner. Nothing ever makes sense and you often feel frustrated with all of the conflicting information being given to you. Even so, many people still choose to do their own property taxes regardless. If you’re one of those people, our property …

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Common Questions About Property Taxes Answered

Tax season is rapidly approaching and many of our clients have questions about filing their property taxes. Taxes are some of the most complicated government forms a business or homeowner will fill out in any given year and certainly the most frustrating. At the Hegwood Group, our tax experts hear the same questions over and over again from many of …

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History of Property Taxes

Property taxes have been around since the beginning of time. They’re an unfortunate part of life that people have come to expect and live with. Taxes have created a source of revenue for local governments who need the funds to provide services to their communities such as an education system and emergency services. Throughout history we have many examples of …

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What Causes Property Valuations to Increase

  For many business owners, it can be a major source of stress when the tax assessor comes around to do a property valuation. There are two things that can happen, either your property taxes increase or they stay the same. Most people don’t think they can save money on their property taxes, whether it’s a commercial building or residential …

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