Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2023

Here’s what you need to know about the fight over property tax cuts in the Texas Legislature

Republicans are wrestling over how much of the state’s nearly $33 billion budget surplus to spend on property taxes. Democrats have their own ideas about what to do with the cash.

An Aerial image of a suburban neighborhood in San Marcos on October 18, 2021.

Texas’ high property taxes

How to spend $15 billion

Savings for homeowners

Proposals for businesses

Left out of the debate

Informed voters, strong democracy with your help

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Housing Property taxes Texas Legislature Trey Martinez Fischer