Texas Property Tax Resources
From understanding how your tax bill is calculated, to determining if you qualify for a tax exemption, the property tax system in Texas can be confusing and sometimes difficult to understand. So, we’ve decided to share some helpful texas property tax resources and legal information for Texas property owners.
If you are looking to protest your property tax or need to find your county’s appraisal district, here are a few great resources to start.
Appraisal Review Board – Texas Comptroller
Appraisal and Tax County Directory – Texas Comptroller
The Property Tax Assistance Division – Texas Comptroller
Texas offers qualified property owners a variety of partial or total exemptions including General Residential Homestead, Over 65, Over 55 Surviving Spouse, Disability Homestead, Disabled Veterans, and more.
Property Tax Exemptions – Texas Comptroller
Texas Tax Code § 11 Taxable Property and Exemptions – Texas Statutes
Foreclosure and Tax Liens
Foreclosure is a legal action the county takes as its final effort to collect delinquent property taxes. Explore the Texas laws regarding the foreclosure process and tax liens.
Texas Tax Code § 113 Tax Liens – Texas Statutes
Texas Property Code § 51 Provisions Generally Applicable to Liens – Texas Statutes
The Foreclosure Process – Texas State Law Library
Forms and Basics
The Texas Comptroller has some great guides and resources on everything you need to know about paying property taxes in Texas.
Property Tax Forms – Texas Comptroller
Property Tax System Basics – Texas Comptroller
Know your rights as a taxpayer under the State of Texas law. Here are a few resources to get you started.
The Texas Constitution – Texas Statutes
Property Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights – Texas Comptroller