Becoming a homeowner, you take on many responsibilities. One of them is paying property taxes. Knowing how your property taxes work, what causes them to go up and down and what exemptions are available is important - and that knowledge can even save you money. A representative of the Fort Bend County Appraisal District came and spoke to the community about property taxes. They discussed the property tax system, how it works, what if funds, the appraisal process, and the steps to protect them.