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Property Tax Protest and Appeal Procedures

  Property owners have the right to protest actions concerning their property tax appraisals. You may follow these appeal procedures if you have a concern about: the appraised (market) value of your property; the unequal value of your property compared with other properties; the inclusion of your property on the appraisal records; any exemptions that […]

HAYS COUNTY APPRAISAL REVIEW BOARD SEEKS APPLICANTS

Hays County Appraisal Review Board Seeks Applicants The Taxpayer Liaison Officer for the Hays Central Appraisal District is accepting applications for consideration from candidates seeking appointment as Appraisal Review Board (ARB) members.  Service on the ARB will begin soon for the 2022-2023 term. Applications are available online at www.hayscad.com or at the Hays Central Appraisal […]

PRESS RELEASE – UPDATED 2021 PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR TEXAS TAXPAYERS

New and updated property tax information has been compiled by Hays Central Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers. This property tax information is current and covers a wide range of topics, such as taxpayer remedies, exemptions and appraisals, and has information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons age 65 […]

HEIR PROPERTY COMMUNITY GUIDE

Texas Senate Bill 1943 Brochure for Homeowners Please click Here for more information. Haga clic Aqui para obtener más información

HB 1313 DISABLED 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 – PROPERTY TAX CODE 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 & 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 […]

HCAD Appraisers are currently in the field inspecting properties through March 2022

Hays Central Appraisal District appraisers will be in the field conducting annual inspections beginning now and continuing through March 2022. 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 contact […]