Tax Fairness

Tax fairness: Texas needs to close the property tax loophole (known as the “equal and uniform" clause, passed in 1997)…

Posted by Michelle Ryan for Texas House on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

 

If anyone wants to read more, here are some articles from the last several years.

Here’s an article from 2013 in San Antonio:
https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Property-tax-loophole-could-drive-down-values-4874031.php

One from 2014 in Houston:
http://www.houstonpress.com/news/texas-is-losing-out-on-millions-of-dollars-thanks-to-its-defective-property-tax-system-6601492

Article from 2015:
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/texas/article/Lawmakers-may-partly-close-tax-loophole-draining-6150131.php
Summary:
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/7-things-to-know-about-why-big-companies-are-6153741.php

Article from 2015 about Valero in particular
https://www.texasobserver.org/property-taxes-texas-corporations-citizen-stretched-thin/

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