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Agricultural Valuation: Fair property tax assessments for small, urban, and diversified farms

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

Agricultural Valuation: Fair property tax assessments for small, urban, and diversified farms

To join this Action Group, sign up for the Ag Valuation email list. As the local food movement gains momentum, many Houstonians want to make their own meaningful contributions to the Houston region’s food supply, providing fresh, healthy produce and humanely raised meats and dairy products for themselves and others. The State of Texas has long held the principle that agricultural land should not be taxed the same as other land uses, but newer smaller operations are cropping up that do not fit neatly within existing law, leading them to often miss out on these tax benefits. Removing this...

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