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WebbCAD 2018 Property Tax Protests

Webb County Appraisal District received property tax appeals for a total of 3,71,300 real property and BPP accounts in 2018 versus 3,88,760 in 2017. The volume of property tax protests in Webb County has been falling during the last 3 years. The 2018 property tax protest count was for 1,19,550 commercial/industrial / other properties and 2,51,750 for houses (32.19% commercial vs 67.80% houses).The volume of Webb County protests for houses has decreased 1.68 % in the last two years while the volume of commercial has risen 1.48 %. The total value of Webb County property protested in 2018 was $3,15,95,00,00,000, including $86,81,00,00,000 for houses and $229 Billion for commercial / other. The total value of property protested in Webb County rose 2.43% in the last two years. The value of houses decreased 4.95% and the value of commercial rose 11.94% during the last two years. Webb County Appraisal Review Board (ARB) conducted 1,30,000 ARB hearings while Webb County Appraisal District coordinated 166,870 hearings.The number of Webb County informal settlements for houses decrease from 1,36,330 in 2016 to 1,12,030 in 2018. Informal settlements for commercial rose/fell from 55,120 in 2016 to 54,840 in 2018.The property tax savings were massive, a total of $57,30,00,000 for all types of property at both the informal hearings and the formal / ARB hearings (estimate based on no exemptions and 2.7% tax rate.) Informal protests were successful for 69.59% of Webb County property owners in 2018 while owners were successful for 48% of ARB appeals.

Webb County Appraisal District Property Tax Protest Summary

WebbCAD Tax protests filed for 2018 Number of Protests
Total Number Property Tax Protests 11,985
Number Single Family Property Tax Protests 2,922
Number Multifamily / Apartment Property Tax Protests 260
Number Commercial Property Tax Protests 2,042
Number Business Personal Property Property Tax Protests 576
Number Industrial Real Property Property Tax Protests 14
Number Industrial Personal Property Property Tax Protests 87
Number Utility Property Tax Protests 185
Number Oil & Gas Property Tax Protests 4,612
Number Other Property Tax Protests 1,287
WebbCAD Appraised Value for property tax protests 2018 Appraised Value
Total $ Value Protested $12,102,202,122
$ Value Single Family (Homes, Condo, Townhome) Protested $543,762,786
$ Value Multifamily/Apartment Protested $335,133,910
$ Value Commercial Real and Personal Protested $3,013,788,866
$ Value Industrial Real and Personal Protested $360,023,740
$ Value Utilities Protested $1,967,738,080
$ Value Oil & Gas Protested $5,725,881,630
$ Value Other Protested $155,873,110
WebbCAD 2018 Number of Protest Hearings No. of Hearings
Appraisal Review Board Protests Scheduled 11,985
WebbCAD total number of concerns, inquiries or protests filed in 2018 resolved through informal processes No. Informally Resolved
Informal Property Tax Protest Process 10,694
# of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 2,147
Informal Property Tax Protest with Reduction 3,948
WebbCAD Value reduction resolved though informal process in 2018 Value Reduction
$ Value of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 25,995,584
$ Value of Other Accounts Resolved at Informal Protest $289,528,169
WebbCAD 2018 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination Written Determinations
# of Appraisal Review Board Property Tax ProtestHearings 407
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for Houses (ARB) 237
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for All Other Properties (ARB) 170
# Houses with Reduction at ARB Protest Hearing 294
WebbCAD 2018 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination $ Reduction
$ Reduction All Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $86,775,481
$ Reduction Houses at ARB Protest Hearing $5,194,135
$ Reduction All Other Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $81,581,346
# of Binding Arbitration Cases Filed 1

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