Rockport, TX 78382

Category: Taxes

EveryDay Citizens Educating to Defeat Complacency

Workforce Training Center Means Higher Property Taxes

The EDA grant being offered to Aransas County for the creation of a Workforce Training Center in conjunction with Del Mar College in Rockport, on the face, seems to be a good idea.  The Economic Development Council for the county worked hard to get this grant along with donations, in kind donations and other assistance…
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These are times to try men's souls.

Call to Action Against Tax Notes

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with…
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What is a Tax Abatement?

According to the Texas Comptroller’s Chapter 312 Frequently Asked Questions webpage, “A tax abatement is an agreement between a local government and a property owner to exempt part of the taxes owed in return for improvements to the property.” In general, a tax abatement is used to reduce costs for a new development within the…
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