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Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Business bear brunt of Texas taxes, study finds

In 2007, after Texas lawmakers passed sweeping tax reform that reduced property taxes and created a business franchise tax, Dallas-based business owner Andy Ellard saw his company's franchise taxes shoot up from $335 to $7,602.

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Appraised property values up more than $1 billion

The appraised market value of property in Hays County grew more than a billion dollars since last year with preliminary numbers coming in at $13.22 billion compared to $11.63 billion in 2007.

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