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Property Tax Myths Debunked

Posted on December 22, 2016

When you aren’t an expert in property tax law, you can be easily confused by different things you hear from others. How do you determine what’s fact and what’s fiction when you don’t understand the subject matter to begin with? At the Hegwood Group, we understand property taxes and help our clients go through the […]

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Important Documents to Bring to Your Tax Consulting Meeting

Posted on December 19, 2016

Property tax season is coming sooner than you think. If you’ve already hired a property tax consultant to help you fill out your property taxes or file for a reassessment, then they should have given you a list of things you need to bring for the consultant. However, in the off chance that they didn’t […]

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The History of Property Tax

Posted on November 11, 2016

Paying property taxes is the responsibility of millions of homeowners and commercial property owners across the country. For many first-time homeowners, the concept of paying property taxes may seem simple at first glance, but it’s a little more complicated once the bill comes in the mail. Understanding the history and purpose of property taxes can […]

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Where Are Property Taxes the Highest?

Posted on October 27, 2016

Property taxes vary across the country, but living in a state where property owners pay the highest average property taxes doesn’t necessarily mean that living in that state is unaffordable. There are a variety of other factors that can influence the overall cost of living in a particular region, and property taxes are just one […]

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What To Do If You Filed For An Extension To Pay

Posted on October 13, 2016

The IRS publishes dates when various taxes are due, but some taxpayers may find it necessary to file for an extension to pay. Not only do extensions feature a new payment date, but the extension must be filed on time to qualify for the privilege of paying at a later date. In some circumstances, environmental […]

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5 Property Tax Misconceptions

Posted on September 22, 2016

If you’re a homeowner, or you own commercial property in The Lone Star State, it’s important to understand everything you can regarding property taxes in Texas. It’s not uncommon to believe a variety of property tax misconceptions, particularly if you’re new to paying property taxes, or you’ve only owned property in Texas for a short […]

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