Property Tax Services
Property Tax Services
Property Tax Protest Representation for Residential & Commercial Property
Residential & Commercial Property Tax Protest
Comprehensive property tax protest representation and advisory service for individual and institutional investors in Texas. Our expertise includes residential and commercial valuation, plus tax code implications for various zoned commercial property types.
Why Choose Us
Why Choose Us
Thousands of Texans Can’t Be Wrong
Our property research capability is unmatched. We have developed a proprietary software platform that applies big-data algorithms to analyze millions of data records to gather the facts we need to prepare your tax protest case. We use both Sales Comparable Analysis and Unequal Appraisal methods of analysis.
Our fee is based on the savings we achieve for you. If there are no savings, there is no fee. That way you have the peace of mind that we are working to reduce your assessed value to the best of our ability.
Real People Support
When our clients have questions, they can talk to real people right here in Texas. No automated voice systems, fancy recorded messages or offshore call centers. Just friendly, helpful professionals that work with over 10,000 real estate owners each year to help them reduce their property taxes.
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Why Protest Your Texas Property Taxes?
Your assessed property value may not be accurate as a result of the following:
It’s likely your home has never been individually appraised.
Instead, the proposed value of your home is based off of a mass appraisal. The appraisal district does not have the manpower or time available to appraise each and every home.
Assessed home values are sensitive to economy growth & decline.
When the economy grows, your local appraisal district increases values but when the economy declines it is reluctant to reduce your valuation.
Homes that sold at foreclosure can now be used to reduce your property value.
Effective January 1, 2010, the chief appraiser in appraising a residence homestead may not exclude comparable homes that sold at foreclosure in any of the three years preceding the tax year.
You’re responsible for the burden of proof for property value.
A Texas law now prohibits the chief appraiser from increasing the appraised value of the property in the following tax year unless the increased value is reasonably supported by SUBSTANTIAL evidence or by presenting evidence showing that an inequality in the appraisal of property was correct. The burden of proof is on the chief appraiser to support an increase under these circumstances. If the District can’t present substantial evidence, your value cannot be increased.
Every home is different so if you expect to reduce your property tax burden you will need custom analysis of your home, comprehensive analysis of your neighborhood, analysis of comparable properties to your home, and a strategy when meeting with the central appraisal district.
Tax Protest Process
Tax Protests Made Easy
Avoid the frustrating forms and waiting rooms!
Frequently Asked Questions
You may have questions about tax valuations, protest deadlines, inspections, or related topics. There’s a good chance that we’ve already answered your question for someone else. To save you time, we’ve compiled those answers in a convenient FAQ section. If you still don’t find the answer to your question, feel free to contact us, and a Texas-based advisor will gladly respond.
Texas Tax Protest was founded in 2010 with the mission of making the property tax appeal process easier. As real estate agents and investors, the founders realized that one of the biggest costs and most important aspects of owning Texas property is often overlooked and rarely discussed. Many property owners are not aware that you can appeal the initial assessment from the county appraisal district and aren’t sure how to make an appeal. Our goal is to make this process easy for everybody. Many of our employees are real estate agents and investors.
For additional information about protesting your Texas real estate taxes, give us a call or send us a message.
Dallas / Fort Worth
Park Place on Turtle Creek
2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75219
7000 N. Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78731
2950 North Loop West
Houston, TX 77092