Welcome to The Woodlands Concerned Taxpayers Library

This page is dedicated to posting tax increase impact studies, Township reports, local news articles, and other information related to ensuring that the pathway to incorporation for The Woodlands Township does not increase our property taxes, create unnecessary bureaucracy, or lower our unique quality of life in The Woodlands.


The Woodlands Villager documents incorporation impact studies that forecast property tax increases from 50% to 85%

Oct. 19, 2016

Should The Woodlands become a city? Political leaders clash over question Houston Chronicle / The Woodlands Villager By Bridget Balch October 18, 2016 Updated: October 18, 2016 3:21 pm “STOP THE 70% PROPERTY TAX RATE INCREASE!” says a flier from

New incorporation impact study for The Woodlands forecasts 85% increase in property taxes

Oct. 19, 2016

New Incorporation Fiscal Impact Study forecasts 85.4% increase in property taxes for The Woodlands. To download a copy or view the video presentation of the Fall 2016 Incorporation Fiscal Impact Study of The Woodlands click here: http://www.mhbusinessalliance.com/impact.php

Studies & Reports On Incorporation By The Woodlands Township

Sep. 27, 2016

— November 15, 2011:  “The Woodlands Incorporation Study: Working Paper #1 FINANCIAL ASSUMPTIONS” (Commissioned by The Woodlands Township)  — February 10, 2012:  “The Woodlands Incorporation Study: Working Paper #2 FINANCIAL MODEL and RESULTS”   (Commissioned by The Woodlands Township) This incorporation

The Woodlands Township contemplates future path to eventual incorporation

May. 11, 2016

By Marie Leonard  May 11, 2016 Although The Woodlands has until 2057 to incorporate before it can potentially be annexed by the city of Houston, local officials have begun evaluating the process to become a city. The topic of incorporation has come

The Woodlands again weighs push for incorporation

Mar. 22, 2016

By Bridget Balch Updated 10:50 am, Tuesday, March 22, 2016   If The Woodlands were a city, it would be among the top 25 most populous cities in Texas. But it’s not. It’s a Special Purpose District – a governmental entity that is

Incorporation of The Woodlands under critical examination

Feb. 19, 2015

Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:00 pm By Bridget Balch With the growth in The Woodlands that has had some residents asking the township Board of Directors to step in and take more control of development, questions have arisen about whether incorporation