Effectively Protest Your Property Value
Property value reductions provide the most immediate tax
Neighborhood Comparison Worksheet4Office1.xlsx
Quick Start Guide
to the Texas Legislature
The Texas Legislature convenes the second Tuesday of
January in odd number years and ends 140 days later (a
"Session"). The legislative process is governed by the
Constitution, State laws and rules of procedure of each
at the beginning of each Session).
What’s Up in
Participating in various activities at the Texas Capitol
has been a common practice for me over the last nine years
and this is no different. The 83rd Legislative Session is
well underway and you should expect to see news on matters
of great consequence in coming months such as health care,
school funding and gun reform.
Legislative Session Activities1.pdf
Request For Voter
for Voter Information.pdf
2012 Planning Calendar
2012 Tax Rate Worksheet
Tax Rate Worksheet
Save the Dates to Lower
the 2012 Tax Bill!
“If your taxes are too high, it is
likely because you missed the opportunity to protest your
value lastyear and, unless there is an error on your
account, it is too late to change that now,”
Protest Class Schedule.pdf
Disaster Payments for
Several taxpayer relief provisions are available in the
Texas Property Tax Code for property owners in counties that
have been declared a disaster area.
Read more .........Disaster
Payments for Drought 2011
Pay Half Now – Half
Later with Split Pay!
Tax bills will
be on their way to Galveston County property owners the end
of October and a very important change has occurred.
Galveston County Commissioners reinstated the split payment
option which requires that one-half of your property taxes
must be paid by November 30th
to avoid penalty and interest on the second half which will
not be due until June 30th.
Read more ......
The August 1 deadline for Galveston County governments to
opt out of the recently re-established split payment option
by County Commissioners has passed and only four County Tax
Office property tax collection customers have chosen not to
participate – the City of Dickinson, Dickinson Independent
School District, Galveston County MUD#12 (Bayou Vista) and
Split Payment Reminder1.pdf
Grayson County Property
If you believe the value of your property as determined by a
county appraisal district (CAD) is more than what you could
sell it for or is out of line with comparable properties in
your neighborhood, you have the right to appeal each
County Property Tax Protest Info.pdf
AG Complaint Form English
Attorney General of Texas
Consumer Complaint Form
· The information you report on this form will be used to
help us investigate violations of consumer laws.
· The Attorney General's Office does not resolve individual
· This complaint and the information you provide are records
open to the public under Texas Law.
· We may send a copy of this form to the Business, so please
write legibly and use black ink only
· Please attach copies of any documents necessary to explain
the transaction but do not send original documents
· The Attorney General's Office will contact you if
additional information is needed.
Read more . . . (AG
Complaint Form English.pdf)
AG Complaint Form Spanish
Procurador General De Texas
Formulario De Queja Pos Los Consumidores
Por favor entregue dos (2) fotocopias de este formulario y
de cada documento relevante. No envídocumentos originales.
Este formulario y los documentos que usted proporcione serán
abiertis al público, conforme a la ley de Texas.
Le enviaremos una fotocopia de este formulario al negocio.
Por favor escriba claramente, y use tinta negra solamente.
Read more . . . (AG
Complaint Form Spanish.pdf)
AFFIDAVIT OF MOTOR VEHICLE
STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF ______________________
Read more . . . (Acknowledgement
of Signature on Affidavit of Motor Vehicle Gift Transfer.pdf)
Customers of the Galveston
County Tax Office
Galveston County & Galveston County Road & Flood
Dickinson Independent School District
Galveston Independent School District
High Island Independent School District
Hitchcock Independent School District
La Marque Independent School District
Read more . . . (GCTO
Tax Collection Customers.pdf)
Mail Fraud Report Form
Read more . . . (Mail
Fraud Report Form.pdf)
Property Tax Request for Confidentiality
Confidentiality of home addresses of a peace officer, a
county jailer, a security officer, an employee of Texas
Department of Criminal Justice, a victim of family violence,
an officer or employee of a community supervision and
corrections department, a federal judge and a state judge.
Under Section 25.025, Tax Code, if you are a peace officer,
county jailer, commissioned security officer, employee of
the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, a victim of family
violence, an officer or employee of a community supervision
and corrections department, a federal judge or a state
judge, you may request that information in the appraisal
records identifying your home address be restricted from
public access. By completing and submitting this form to the
appraisal district, you are requesting the confidentiality
of information identifying your home address. If you want to
rescind this confidentiality request, you must do so in
writing to the appraisal district.
Read more . . . (Property
Tax Request for Confidentiality.pdf)
VOTER REGISTRATION PUBLIC
INFORMATION REQUEST FORM
Requestor’s Name ______________________________________
Read more . . . (Voter
Registration Public Information Request.pdf)
Voter Registration Request
Pursuant to Section 552.1175 of the Government Code, if you
are a peace officer, county jailer, current or former
employee of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, or a
commissioned security officer, you may request that
information in the voter registration records identifying
your home address, home telephone number, social security
number, or whether you have relatives be restricted from
Read more . . . (Voter
Registration Request for Confidentiality.pdf)