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Why tax policy experts fear the Texas House plan to lower property taxes could have dire ripple effects

Both the House and the Senate’s proposals on property tax cuts would give modest savings to the typical Texas homeowner, but critics say the House plan could create vast inequities and disproportionately benefit wealthy homeowners.

A home in a Houston neighborhood on Dec. 14, 2022.

What’s on the table

Side effects of the appraisal cap


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