Tag Archives: Big Spring

20150521-Big-Spring-protesters-leadby Patrick Michels

Wrong Side of the Tax

A meteoric rise in property assessments in a West Texas town wreaks havoc on low-income taxpayers.

Big Spring’s fast-rising home appraisals this year are particularly wreaking havoc on low-income homeowners, exposing another problem with Texas' heavy relian...Read More

201501-chris-madden-property-taxesby Brenda Bell

Shortfall

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps corporations leave counties—and citizens—stretched thin.

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps Texas corporations get out of paying property taxes and leaves counties—and citizens—stret...Read More

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