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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.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

ACC proposes small property tax rate increase

The Austin Community College District is proposing a half-percent increase in its property tax for their fiscal year that starts Sept. 1, part of a move to offset declining property appraisals.