Archives for April 2012

What is The Woodlands Township tax used for?

The Woodlands Township is the governing body of The Woodlands. In a master planned community, the Board of Directors of the Township is charged with maintaining the vision and the services of that community. Officially created as a “fully-elected at large Board” in 2007, the Woodlands Township levied the first property tax in 2010 and has since … [Read more...]

What is the Residential Homestead Exemption?

The Residential Homestead Exemption is essentially a tax break offered for homeowners. The exemption reduces your property taxes by lowering the value of your home’s taxable value that the tax liability is based on.  For example, if your home’s appraised value is $100,000 and you qualify for a $15,000 homestead exemption, then your tax liability … [Read more...]

Local Sites We Love

If you're interested in happenings in The Woodlands or Houston, you should check out these sites. From events to news, restaurants to personal stories, these blogs and websites have local insights and flavor to sate all your local curiosities. H-Town Chow Down This website follows food-related happenings in the Houston area (most recent post … [Read more...]