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Guide to Property Tax Appraisal in Texas

Posted on October 27, 2015

If you recently purchased property in Texas, you need to understand property taxes and how the appraisal of your property might increase or decrease the taxes you pay to your local government.  Additionally, you may need to understand the appraisal of business personal property, which includes tangible personal property like furniture, equipment, and motor vehicles. […]

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Property Tax Consulting in Dallas County

Posted on August 25, 2015

Offering comprehensive tax consulting solutions for residents and businesses of Dallas County, Texas, the professionals of Hegwood Group provide assistance for all tax needs related to property taxes, business taxes, personal taxes, and many other areas of taxation. Complying with local, state, and federal taxes is easy when you’re a teenager working at a summer […]

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What are the Property Tax Rates in Texas?

Posted on August 13, 2015

Texas has one of the higher property tax rates in the nation when compared to other states, and only a handful of other states have tax rates exceeding the property tax rates in Texas. For 2015, the median yearly property tax in Texas was $2,275 with a median home value of $125,800. That averages out […]

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Understanding Texas Property Tax Rules

Posted on July 22, 2015

As a property owner, you have a variety of responsibilities like maintaining your home and making timely mortgage and homeowner’s insurance payments. A third responsibility rests with property taxes, and it’s important to understand how taxes in Texas work so that you are aware when you may need to file a property tax appeal. What […]

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Top 3 Common Tax Assessment Misconceptions

Posted on June 8, 2015

Virtually no one likes paying taxes, but even if you don’t like writing that check to your state government, the IRS, or your local tax board, it’s important to understand property taxes, as well as some common misconceptions. Don’t risk paying more than your fair share of property taxes by simply accepting the number that […]

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Texas Property Tax News You Need to Know

Posted on June 4, 2015

Discussion of tax rates often revolve around income tax and state sales and use tax, but recent discussion within the state government has focused on property tax rates around Texas. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick spent time as a senator trying to halt property tax increases but was unsuccessful against the strong lobbying efforts of various […]

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