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Austin, Texas (myPressManager.com) July 10, 2012 A state property tax may not be the end-all solution to the latest round of lawsuits challenging the current school finance system according to a July newsletter, A State Property Tax for Schools—Fix or Nix, by the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association. Five plaintiffs have filed suit against the current school finance system on a number of issues, including whether the current system violates the constitutional prohibition against a state property tax, adequacy of funding, equity, efficiency, equal protection and whether taxes are equal and uniform. The case is currently before Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz, who is expected to issue a ruling near the end of the year.
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"TTARA Report Outlines Issues with a State Property Tax"Please download to view full document