The Freedom to Own Property: Reforming Texas' Local Property Taxes
Texas Public Policy Foundation, October 2015
12 Pages Posted: 1 Nov 2015
Date Written: October 1, 2015
In the short-term, Texas should reform burdensome local property taxes by improving the appraisal process and strengthening the rollback provision. Ultimately, Texas should eliminate property taxes and transition to a reformed sales tax. This paper investigates these issues and more.
Keywords: Texas, Property Taxes, Fiscal Policy, Sales Tax
JEL Classification: H70, H71
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