Practical Tips to Win Your Property Tax Protest in Houston

April 2, 2020

This post was originally published on April 26, 2014 and was updated most recently June 17, 2020. Thinking of filing a property tax protest in Houston, Harris County? The deadline for filing your property protest appeal is May 15th, unless that day is a holiday or weekend then the next… [MORE]

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