ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS The appraisal district is currently allowing only one party at a time into the lobby in an effort to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19. Please see instructions on the front door if you do come to the office. The protest deadline for most property owners was May 15, 2020. Please […]

HB 1313 Disable Person Surviving Spouse

Section 11.26 HB 1313 amends subsection (i) to modify the provision that a surviving spouse of an individual who qualifies for an exemption provided by Tax Code Section 11.13(c), relating to residence homestead exemptions for those individuals who are 65 years of age or older or disabled, is entitled to the school district tax limitation […]

Hays Co. Tax Ceiling for Age 65 plus and Disabled Residents

Hays County Tax Ceiling for Age 65-plus and Disabled Residents In 2016, the Hays County Commissioners Court adopted a tax limitation on homesteads of taxpayers who are disabled or age 65 or older.  Taxpayers who have already applied and been approved for the Over Age 65 or Disabled Person exemption, do not have to apply […]

Property Tax Benefits and Information

PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AND INFORMATION A wide range of updated property tax information is available to assist property owners. It’s important for property owners to know their rights concerning property tax law. You can contact the Hays Central Appraisal District at [email protected] or (512) 268-2522. HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS A homestead is generally defined as the home […]