Important Dates to Know
January 1The use and condition of a property on January 1 are used to determine value for that tax year. These factors as well as ownership on January 1 are used to determine eligibility for exemptions.
The Property Appraisal Office begins accepting Property Tax Returns for both Real Estate and Business Personal Property.
The Property Appraisal Office begins accepting applications for Property Tax Exemptions (churches, charities, etc.) and other exemptions such as Conservation Use and Rehabilitated Historic Properties.
The Property Appraisal Office accepts homestead applications year round but any applications filed after the homestead deadline (April 1) will be active for the next year.
April 1Deadline for filing all Property Tax Returns.
Deadline for applying for Property Tax Exemptions (churches, charities, etc.) and other exemptions such as Conservation Use and Rehabilitated Historic Properties.
Deadline for filing Homestead Exemption in the Property Appraisal Office for the current tax year. You must be living in the property as of January 1 to qualify. Homestead Exemption applications may be filed at any time of the year. Those applications filed after the deadline, will be effective for the next year.
Mid AprilAssessment Change Notices are mailed.
Late MayDeadline for appealing the Assessment Change Notice.
Deadline is 45 days from date Notice mailed. See Notice for exact deadline date.