Why do we concentrate so much analysis on property taxes? Property taxes are the foundation of local government finance. They are also the link between urban design and the ability for local government to pay its bills.
Austin, Texas is one of the country's most unique cities. With an incredible music and food scene, its not a surprise that over 100 people move to Austin every day. Downtown Austin is the heart of why the region is booming. No just because of the cultural amenities and employment centered around Downtown, but also because Downtown Austin produces enormous wealth to the city, county and entire Central Texas region.