Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will I still have to pay a fee to your company if my property taxes are not reduced?
A: No, If you don’t save money, we don’t make money.

Q: If I appeal my property taxes, can they be raised as a result?
A: The chance of taxes going up is extremely rare and improbable, but it is possible under extenuating
circumstances.

Q: Would it be easier just to appeal the taxes on my own?
A: It is legal to represent yourself. However, our professionals work on appeals full-time and have vast
resources available such as specialized databases and a working knowledge of the property tax appeals
process.

Q: When are the new tax rates set?
A: The majority of Texas tax rates come out in November of the current year, just prior to the time that tax bills are issued. In certain circumstances, they are set at a later date.

Q: Do I have to pay my taxes if I have an appeal that is currently pending?
A: Yes, in order to avoid late fees and interests, all taxes should be paid before the delinquency date
If the result of the appeal is in your favor, you will receive a refund of the excess tax.

Q: What should be done if the county has incorrectly listed the square footage of my property?
A: You can make a request with the county appraisal district to do a field check on the property in question.

Q: Is someone going to come to my property to inspect it?
A: It will be very rare for someone from the county to inspect it due to the large amount of protests that are filed each year. Under certain circumstances, an expert from Republic Property Tax may need to conduct an inspection.