Category - Property Appraisal & Taxation
A significant portion of government revenue is generated by the taxes put upon property. How property is appraised and taxed greatly affects the ability to own it and use it.
Under this heading, government policies regarding its use of property to generate revenue for government and how such revenues are spent by government are addressed. Appraisals/assessments, exemptions, various taxes applied to property (such as property assessments, school taxes, special district taxes, sales tax, and documentary stamps) are included.