Following up on the note about commercial property tax rates, let’s imagine that an industrial company wanted to move to El Paso and manufacture something. Maybe they would like to make a component that one of the many plants in Mexico needs.
Or maybe the economic development people would like to attract a big manufacturer to town.
This might get in the way:
El Paso has the highest property tax rate for industrial concerns of the largest 50 cities in the United States.
Looking at the average rates we are close to twice as high.
We deserve better