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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 […]

Request for Electronic Communications-Sec 1.086

Sec. 1.086. Delivery of Certain Notices by E-Mail. [Effective January 1, 2020] On the written request of the owner of a residential property that is occupied by the owner as the owner’s principal residence, the chief appraiser of the appraisal district in which the property is located shall send each notice required by this title […]

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 […]

Notice of change to Over-Age 65 exemption reporting

Notice of House Bill 394 Amendment to Section 25.027 of the Texas Property Tax Code 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 of age or older. This bill […]