What happens if you don't pay your property taxes in Texas?
If you don't pay, your taxing district could place a tax lien against your property. The lien is the overdue amount, plus interest and penalties. According to Texas Tax Code § 33.41, your local taxing authority can actually start the foreclosure process in court at any time once you're late with your property tax.
Can someone take your property by paying the taxes?
You can always pay someone else's property taxes, whether they're back taxes or current. ... Most states have a law, usually identified as "the law of adverse possession," giving someone the right to pay taxes on tax-delinquent property and, eventually, become the legal owner
How do I fight property taxes in Texas?
Texas Property Tax Appeals