Tag Archive: property tax

May 15 2012

Tatum ISD approves bond

By Jimmy Isaac Tatum Independent School District voters on Saturday approved a $29.9 million bond package. The final tally was 299 votes, or 79.9 percent, in favor of the proposal, and 75 votes against the bond. It was the school’s sixth successful bond election in a dozen years. The 2012 bond will increase the TISD …

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May 15 2012

Surplus predicted

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Willard believes the city is destined for a $690,686 surplus at the fiscal year’s end.   By Jimmy Isaac Longview City Manager David Willard is predicting a nearly $700,000 surplus when the 2012 budget year ends, as better-than-hoped-for collection of late property taxes might make up for flattening sales tax revenue. “I really think we’re …

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Aug 31 2011

Homestead property tax

Under a law passed by the Texas Legislature homeowners who apply for a new property tax homestead exemption beginning Sept. 1 must provide proof to the county appraisal district that they live in the house they claim as their principal residence. House Bill 252 requires a copy of the homeowner’s Texas driver’s license or state …

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