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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE
April 14, 2015

Media Contact: Justin Concepcion
Office: 713-274-8021
Mobile: 713-582-4925
JConcepcion@hctx.net

Mike Sullivan Launches Property Tax Workshops

Workshops to educate residents on ways to combat rising appraisal values

Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan announced today a new series of Property Tax Workshops to educate property owners on ways to reduce their tax burden through protesting, exemptions and more.

“Many property owners have already received their appraisal notice from the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD) and I know they are very concerned about the rising appraisal values,” said Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan. “With new residents moving to our area every year, I’m inviting every homeowner to attend our Property Tax Workshops, which will discuss ways they can reduce their appraisal values through exemptions and protesting their values. I want to ensure taxpayers understand their rights and are fully prepared before they protest.”

The Property Tax Workshops are open to the public and will discuss how to protest property taxes, learn what exemptions are available and how to apply for a payment plan for delinquent tax bills. Staff from the Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office and the Harris County Appraisal District will be available to answer questions.

If a resident has questions about the Property Tax Workshops, they can call our office at (713) 274-8000 or email tax.office@hctx.net. The last day to file a property tax protest is June 1, 2015 Please see the schedule below:

Date Time Location Address
4/21/2015 10:00 AM Tracy Gee Community Center 3599 Westcenter Drive, 77042
4/22/2015 10:00 AM Third Ward Multi-Service Center 3611 Ennis Street, 77004
4/27/2015 10:00 AM Independence Heights Community Center 603 East 35th Street, 77022
5/5/2015 9:00 AM Neighborhood Centers, Inc.: Cleveland Ripley 720 Fairmont Parkway, 77504
5/7/2015 6:00 PM Trini Mendenhall Community Center 1414 Wirt Road, 77055
5/12/2015 6:30 PM Lone Star College - Kingwood (ROOM PAC 125) 20000 Kingwood Drive, 77339
5/13/2015 10:30 AM Trotter Family YMCA 1331 Augusta Drive, 77057
5/14/2015 6:00 PM Neighborhood Centers, Inc.: Baker Ripley 6500 Rookin Street, 77074
5/20/2015 6:30 PM Power Center (Green Room) 12401 S Post Oak Road, 77045
5/21/2015 6:00PM Neighborhood Centers, Inc.: Ripley House 4410 Navigation Boulevard, 77011