Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson continues to be an advocate for the residents of Galveston County. Today she released a seven step guide to protesting your property taxes.
Seven Step Process Released By Public Demand
With nearly 100,000 property value increases across Galveston County and with the end of the Legislative Session around the corner with little hope for property tax reform, Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson has released a one-page summary for property owners needing assistance in understanding the process and their recourse.
If you are unable to attend the final class scheduled May 23, at 10 am, AMOCO Federal Credit Union Community Room, 235 FM 528, Friendswood, go online to www.galcotax.com, click on the Press Releases & Important Information button and download the full protest booklet and spreadsheet or the Taxes Seven Step document. This short guide has also been posted on the Galveston County Tax Office Facebook.
Don’t forget to schedule an informal conference or postmark your formal protest request by June 1.
And here is the one page seven step process:
Click here to download the protest spreadsheet referenced in the seven step process guide.
If you aren’t protesting your appraisal every year, you are undoubtedly paying more in taxes than you should be. Thanks to Ms. Johnson for her leadership.