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A “Big Idea” That’s a Bad Idea for Texas
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A “Big Idea” That’s a Bad Idea for Texas

A “Big Idea” That’s a Bad Idea for Texas July 2012 Tax Policy Report by Billy Hamilton Commissioned by Texas Tax TRUTH A policy idea is being shopped around legislatures across the country that may look, on its surface, like a good idea to taxpayers and lawmakers. Call it a “Big Idea” with capital letters...

Negative Impact of Appraisal Caps
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Negative Impact of Appraisal Caps

When Good Policies Go Bad Unintended Economic Consequences of Assessment Caps by Todd D. Jones The 1992 Save Our Homes amendment to the Florida constitution was intended to prevent local governments from taxing people out of their homes by limiting annual assessment increases to three-percent or CPI, whichever is lower: a noble public policy that...

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Track Bills

Bill Sponsor Description HB86 Callegari Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation HB87 Callegari Relating to regulation of an individual’s occupation HB241 Otto Relating to the notice provided by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of the availability of agreement forms authorizing certain...