Texas Property Taxes:
Texas has one of the highest property tax rates in the country, but owners of rural Texas land also have options to significantly reduce those tax rates. Incentives exist for owners of rural property that may significantly reduce your tax burden in exchange for specific land uses. Braun & Gresham will thoroughly assess your specific situation and goals, and then expertly identify options to create innovative solutions that are best for you and your land.
Ag Law in the Field Podcast: Special Use Property Tax Valuations
Special use property tax valuation is an important consideration for rural Texas landowners. Cassie Gresham’s recent podcast, hosted by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, describes your Special Use Tax Valuation options.
Texas Ecolab Progam: An Alternative to Traditional Ag
The Texas Ecolab Program is an alternative for landowners wishing to explore agricultural options but whose land is not conducive to Ag or timber production. Braun & Gresham has successfully achieved Ecolab status for over 390 landowners since 2004.
Related Landowner Articles
Braun & Gresham attorneys are actively updated on cases that affect Texas landowners. The following articles have been highlighted as they relate to property taxes.
- The Economic Value of Open-Space – Plateau Land & Wildlife Management
- NRCS Partnership Led Conservation Program – Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Land-Use Changes in Far West Texas – San Angelo Standard Times
Braun & Gresham offers the Landowner Alert System to help our clients and colleagues stay informed on issues affecting landowners and their land. This free e-mail service comes out once every two weeks and gives subscribers exclusive access to a range of information including announcements about important changes in the law, upcoming educational seminars, insightful blogs by our legal team, and other current articles related to Texas land and law. Anyone interested in land will benefit.