Bill Calderon

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Montrose Business Owners Say They're Being Illegally Taxed

    Some business owners in Montrose are up in arms over a taxing district they say continues to, uh, tax, despite a petition voiding the district's existence. At issue is the Montrose Management District, which levies taxes on commercial land and improvements in the eponymous locale, for what -- as fa ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Tax Lean

    Want a subsidy for your corporate expansion? Local governments are ready with millions in property-tax abatements -- and very little oversight.

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Working Every Angle

    The city of Houston is exploiting loopholes in state law to lavish big bucks on private developers