ARB Applicants Press Release

    Hays Central Appraisal District                                   512-268-2522  ■   Lex Word Building  ■  21001 IH 35  ■  Kyle, Texas 78640  ■  Fax 512-268-1945                October 5, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Hays Central Appraisal District Seeks Applicants for Appraisal Review […]

2017 Property Tax Benefits and Information

PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AND INFORMATION HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS The Texas Legislature and many local government entities have allowed for part of the value of a homestead to be exempt from taxation. If you have a homestead exemption there is no need to re-file unless requested. However, if you have purchased and occupied a different home before […]

2017 Hays Co Tax Ceiling

Hays County Commissioners Court Approves 2017 Tax Ceiling for Age 65-plus and Disabled Residents   The appraisal district would like to assure taxpayers, who have already applied and been approved for the Over Age 65 or Disabled Person exemption, that they DO NOT have to apply for the above county tax ceiling. The tax office […]


Notice of House Bill 394 Amendment to Section 25.027 of the Texas Property Tax Code August 24, 2015 Dear Property Owners: House Bill 394 prohibits information in appraisal records from being posted on the Internet if the information indicates the age of a property owner, including information indicating that a property owner is 65 years […]

HCAD Appraisers in the field inspecting properties beginning in September

Hays Central Appraisal District appraisers will be in the field conducting annual inspections beginning in September and continuing through March 2017. All appraisers of the CAD will have the HCAD logo on their vehicle and will have proper identification on them at all times. If you have any questions regarding one of our appraisers, please […]

Documents Required with Homestead Exemption Application Revised

The recent session of the Texas Legislature amended section 11.43 of the Texas Property Tax Code. House Bill 1287 was signed by Governor Rick Perry on June 14, 2013 and revises the documents required to be filed with residence homestead exemption applications. It is effective September 1, 2013. In order to be granted a homestead […]