Guest Editorialist Dennis Tibbs: Montgomery County Commissioners join Texas Legislature in nullifying senior/disabled tax freeze!

By Dennis Tibbs, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer For decades seniors/disabled taxpayers have been allowed to have their property taxes “frozen” at the value as of their 65th birthday or their disability. After paying taxes for 50 years, or so, many look forward to a slight tax break once their earning years are behind them. Recently, […]

Conroe ISD’s latest falsehood is that older voters shouldn’t care enough to vote NO in the $807 million bond/tax hike referendum

Conroe ISD’s latest falsehood is that older voters shouldn’t care enough to vote NO in the $807 million bond/tax hike referendum

Image: Taxes take freedom. Conroe, April 24 – Conroe Independent School District (CISD) has fashioned a new argument to discourage voters likely to vote “NO” in the $807 million bond and tax hike referendum. According to Kelli Cook, Director of Strategy and Operations for the Children’s Hope PAC, which opposes the bond, “We’ve begun to […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court raises disabled property tax exemption, but clearly craves higher taxes to spend more even from Harvey victims

Conroe, March 30 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously approved raising the disabled person’s exemption from $35,000 to $75,000 for County government property tax valuations. A disabled person could choose to take the $75,000 property tax exemption instead of the 20% homestead exemption but could not take both exemptions. McRae told the Court that […]