The Appraisal District is now accepting ONLINE EXEMPTION FORMS, to submit online click link above “TOP RIGHT CORNER”. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS BELOW Hays CAD Online Forms instructions

2019 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 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 […]

Warning: Company seeks payment for homestead exemption

The Hays Central Appraisal District is issuing a notice to taxpayers in Hays County to be aware of a letter they could receive from a company that offers to file application for homestead exemption with the Appraisal District for a $55.00 processing fee. Taxpayers can do it for free, Chief Appraiser, David G. Valle said […]

Disabled Veterans receive Property Tax Relief

Military veterans who are totally disabled or cannot work because of service-related injuries will pay no property taxes on their homes under a new tax exemption approved by the Legislature. House Bill 3613 provides an exemption of the total appraised value of the homesteads of Texas veterans who have received a 100 percent disability rating […]