Are mineral rights taxed in Texas?

Answer Mineral rights are taxed in Texas. Who pays the mineral taxes depends on who actually owns the mineral rights, which are not taxed until the mineral is being produced. The buying and selling of min... Read More »

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How to Claim Mineral Rights on Abandoned Land in Texas?

There is no abandoned land in Texas. Somebody or some entity owns deed to the property and its mineral rights, according to Lawon Boatner, manager of the Unclaimed Property Division in the Comptrol... Read More »

Surface Rights Vs. Mineral Rights?

Surface rights apply to the surface of the land, but mineral rights apply to everything under the land. "The Prairie Star" states that separation historically occurred when landowners put liens aga... Read More »

Mineral Rights in Oil & Gas?

Mineral rights pertain to oil and gas deposits beneath the earth's surface. Oil and gas mineral rights are generally the property of the surface owner. When mineral resources lie beneath public l... Read More »

How to Buy Mineral Rights?

Mineral rights not only refer to the ownership of minerals, but also valuable rocks, gas or oil found below the ground on a piece of property. These rights greatly differ from surface rights, which... Read More »