The statewide movement to reform Texas' property tax system arrived in Austin this year in a big way. Town hall meetings across the city served to both inform and fire up homeowners about the state's broken appraisal system. Thanks to the system's well-crafted loopholes approved by our fearless leaders at the Lege, many large commercial properties end up with undervalued assessments and a disproportionately lower tax bill than residential taxpayers. As in Austin, city and county officials across Texas are taking steps to tame the property tax beast, and that includes putting pressure on the source of our tax woes – the Legislature.
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