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FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ   Texas Property Tax System   What is Property Tax?   Property taxes are local taxes that are assessed locally, collected locally and used locally. You pay your property taxes to the local tax collector. The tax collector distributes funds to schools, cities, and other local governments. Local governments spend the funds on schools, […]

New Privacy Law Makes Some Residential Information Unavailable on Appraisal District Websites

As the result of legislation recently enacted by the 79th Texas Legislature, some information formerly carried in the property records on appraisal district websites will no longer be available over the Internet. SB 541, effective September 1, 2005, provides that appraisal district websites cannot display photographs, sketches, or floor plans of an improvement to real […]