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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 

Taxpayer Rights 

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