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Point Austin: A Few Thoughts About Taxes
You don't get what you won't pay for
"...No newspaper ever lost readers by complaining about high taxes...."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Column by Michael King

The Common Law: High Property Taxes? File a Written Protest
Protest High Property Taxes
"...Last year my property taxes were reasonable. But this year, Travis County says my..."

May 4, 2012 Column by Luke Ellis

Austin Taxes
Too high, too low, just right -- or all of the above?
"...has caught holy hell for suggesting that Austinites' property taxes are too low. ("I'm stunned every time you say..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

University High
Community colleges are pushing "college credit" courses for high school students -- but the education is in doubt.
"...Jane is a straight-A high school student enrolled in a U.S. government course offered..."

June 8, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Opposed to Federal Taxes for Social Welfare: Look at Mess Europe Is In
"...better shape. Most of Western Europe finds itself, despite high taxes and decreased defense spending, having to cut back..."

May 17, 2004 Postmarks

Wants Better Schools but Less Taxes
"...So Molly Ivins and Louis Dubose think taxes are "low" in Texas ["Leave No Child Behind," Oct...."

Oct. 6, 2003 Postmarks

High-Tech Heist
A former Power Computing company employee stole memory modules and drew a 25-year prison sentence.
"...of Texas said he owed $5,000 in delinquent property taxes on the house he'd just bought in Georgetown, where..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Brett Holloway-Reeves

Cut Property Taxes Dramatically Now!
"...fact that during the past five years home property taxes have skyrocketed up as high as 400% in Texas...."

Feb. 1, 2005 Postmarks

Med School Campaign Goes High-Speed
The campaign for a UT-Austin medical school accelerates
"...translate the words "ad valorem tax rate" (i.e., property taxes) and the fact that said proposed rate "exceeds the..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Point Austin: High Tuition
As the centex toll plan moves forward, Austin becomes a reluctant stepchild
"...city study do? TxDOT and CAMPO, heavily weighted with highway mavens and suburban reps, have already built up a..."

March 11, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Property Taxes Too High
"...year you get a property valuation that is extraordinarily high? You go through the same procedure every year! The..."

Nov. 3, 2004 Postmarks

Against High Property Taxes
"...As long as we are required to protest our taxes every year and individual by individual, we have difficulty..."

July 8, 2004 Postmarks

Hidden Taxes
"...than Mike Clark-Madison used in his recent article ["Austin Taxes: Too High, Too Low, Just Right – or All..."

Aug. 11, 2003 Postmarks

High Marks All Around
"...vital issues to our community. Among these issues were high property taxes, the need for attracting more low- to..."

April 18, 2017 Postmarks

High-Speed Facts
FAQs about the sport
"...to keep them on the track. F1 is the highest level of racing sanctioned and regulated by the Fédération..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Walking the High Finance Wire
Bergstrom Costs Going Up and Up
"...new airport, we enter the confusing realm of the High Finance Zone, and before we get started, it's important..."

May 12, 1995 News Feature by Dave Cook

News Roundup: TCAD Denies Rent Too Damn High
And where are all the voters?
"...Texas) "would expose every property owner in Texas to higher property taxes." Paxton thereby inadvertently acknowledged that current appraisals..."

Nov. 2, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

High Waters: Questions at Onion Creek
Residents still frustrated six months after flood
"..."What are they going to base our property taxes on if we can't get in our houses?"..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Jessica Luther

What's So Special?
Gov. Perry calls a special session, and pits property taxes against schoolchildren
"...Like it or not, we're about to receive a high-speed seminar...."

April 23, 2004 News Column by Michael King

The Common Law
Protesting high property taxes
"...My property taxes are outrageously high. How can I challenge the high..."

June 8, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Protesting High Property Taxes
"...My property taxes are outrageously high. How can I challenge the high..."

June 9, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Protesting High Property Taxes: Persuasive Evidence
"...Unhappy with your property taxes? This first step to protesting your property value for..."

May 16, 2008 Column by Luke Ellis

Point Austin: Hecht v. Dietz
Supremes find high taxes onerous, but lousy schools OK
"...public school funding – letting local jurisdictions collect property taxes and then clumsily redistributing a portion of the results..."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Column by Michael King

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...Sixth and the Warehouse District. Theirs were the glossy, high-end, high-concept establishments – one step below private clubs, one..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Common Law
Protesting High Property Taxes
"...Protesting High Property Taxes..."

May 9, 2008 Column by Luke Ellis

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...The U.S. taxes more corporate income at higher rates than most of..."

June 18, 2004 Column

The Common Law
Protesting High Property Taxes – Persuasive Evidence
"...My property taxes are outrageously high. What kind of evidence can I..."

June 16, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the current budget process, our firefighters have become the highest-paid fire department in Texas with the highest pension payments..."

May 14, 2004 Column

The Common Law
Protest High Property Taxes
"...Protest High Property Taxes..."

May 6, 2011 Column by Luke Ellis

Common Law
Protest High Property Taxes
"...Protest High Property Taxes..."

June 4, 2010 Column by Luke Ellis

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