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CookeCAD 2020 Property Tax Protests

Cooke County Appraisal District property tax protests totaled 4,700 in 2020, a 30.1% increase from 2019. The total number of property tax parcels in Cooke County was 71,800 in 2020. Cooke County protests included 1,300 houses, and 3,410 commercial, industrial and other. The value protested total $1,320,000,000, including $ 316,800,000 of residential.The total value of property protested in Cooke County rose 91.9% in the last two years. The value of houses increased 113.8% and the value of commercial rose 46.5% during the last two years. There were 3,830 informal hearings and 330 appraisal review board (ARB) hearings. The volume of Cooke County Appraisal Review Board hearings rose from 88 in 2018 to 330 in 2020. Property tax savings from the informal and appraisal review board hearings total $265,500 (estimate based on 2.7% tax rate and no exemptions). If you appeal, the odds are in your favor. In 2020, Cooke County owners achieved tax reduction for 22.03%% of informal hearings and 84% of appraisal review board hearings.

Cooke County Appraisal District Property Tax Protest Summary

CookeCAD Tax protests filed for 2020 Number of Protests
Total Number Property Tax Protests 4,701
Number Single Family Property Tax Protests 1,296
Number Multifamily / Apartment Property Tax Protests 51
Number Commercial Property Tax Protests 272
Number Business Personal Property Property Tax Protests 100
Number Industrial Real Property Property Tax Protests 21
Number Industrial Personal Property Property Tax Protests 186
Number Utility Property Tax Protests 245
Number Oil & Gas Property Tax Protests 1,088
Number Other Property Tax Protests 1,442
CookeCAD Appraised Value for property tax protests 2020 Appraised Value
Total $ Value Protested $1,321,055,508
$ Value Single Family (Homes, Condo, Townhome) Protested $316,753,227
$ Value Multifamily/Apartment Protested $22,080,279
$ Value Commercial Real and Personal Protested $264,384,618
$ Value Industrial Real and Personal Protested $404,478,826
$ Value Utilities Protested $82,648,925
$ Value Oil & Gas Protested 0
$ Value Other Protested 0
CookeCAD 2020 Number of Protest Hearings No. of Hearings
Appraisal Review Board Protests Scheduled
CookeCAD total number of concerns, inquiries or protests filed in 2020 resolved through informal processes No. Informally Resolved
Informal Property Tax Protest Process
# of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 0
Informal Property Tax Protest with Reduction 0
CookeCAD Value reduction resolved though informal process in 2020 Value Reduction
$ Value of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 0
$ Value of Other Accounts Resolved at Informal Protest 0
CookeCAD 2020 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination Written Determinations
# of Appraisal Review Board Property Tax ProtestHearings 0
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for Houses (ARB) 0
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for All Other Properties (ARB) 0
# Houses with Reduction at ARB Protest Hearing 0
CookeCAD 2020 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination $ Reduction
$ Reduction All Properties at ARB Protest Hearing 0
$ Reduction Houses at ARB Protest Hearing 0
$ Reduction All Other Properties at ARB Protest Hearing 0
# of Binding Arbitration Cases Filed 0

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