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Dallas Central Appraisal District

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Dallas Central Appraisal District’s (CAD) formal and informal hearing results are displayed below. The $1,076 million overall tax savings for accounts in Dallas CAD in 2022 surpasses the $663 million total property tax reductions in 2021. Property owners in Dallas County protested 159,490 accounts taxable value in 2022. Seventy-five percent of the informal and seventy-seven percent of the Appraisal Review Board property (ARB) tax protests filed in Dallas County were successful. For Dallas CAD, homeowners saved $60 million via informal protest and $47 million through ARB property tax protests.

For commercial and other protests, in 2021 the percentage of informal hearings resulting in a reduction decreased about 79% and increased in 2022 about 93%. In 2021, total protests in Dallas County were about 147 thousand, but by 2022, this had increased to 159 thousand.

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CAD Operations Stats

Dallas County Central Appraisal District - DCAD

About CAD

  • County: Dallas
  • Street Address: 2949 N. Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75247-6195
  • Mailing Address: 2949 N. Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75247-6195
  • Phone: 214-631-0520
  • Website: www.dallascad.org

Dallas County Appraisal District

Major Cities: Addison, Balch Springs, Cedar Hill, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Combine, Coppell, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Ferris, Garland, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Highland Park, Hutchins, Irving, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, Ovilla, Richardson, Rowlett, Seagoville, Sunnyvale, University Park, Wilmer

Dallas County Texas totals 909 square miles, with a 2020 population of about 2,613,539. Adjacent counties include Denton, Collin, Rockwall, kaufman, Ellis, Johnson, and Tarrant. The total market value of real property and personal property in Dallas County in 2020 was 375,000,000,000. Dallas County 2020 property taxes are estimated to total $7 million, based on an effective tax rate of 2.4% including homestead exemptions. Dallas County property owners protested the noticed value for 114,620 houses and 63,740 commercial and BPP properties. Dallas County Appraisal review Board appeals were successful for 58% of the owners. Property owner property tax protests in Dallas County result in savings of $5700.31 million in 2020, or $31,957 per account protested. The 2020 budget for the Dallas was $29,370,000 including 7 employees.

Average Property Tax Savings from Protesting (Informal + Formal)

  • Residential Property $2,057
  • Commercial Property $7,428


August 2023

Dallas Central Appraisal District informal hearings generated an estimated property tax savings of $342 million. Formal hearings with the Appraisal Review Board(ARB) generated an additional tax savings of approximately $271 million, bringing the total tax savings to around $613 million for 2021.

July 2023

The Dallas Central Appraisal District yielded $10.9 billion in property tax assessment reductions at appraisal review board hearings. As a result, property owners in the county collectively realized close to $271 million in tax savings!

June 2023

The Dallas Central Appraisal District states the total amount of value reduction achieved through the informal process in 2021 was $13.6 billion. That translates to around a $342 million tax savings for Dallas County property owners.

May 2023

In Dallas County, 57,732 accounts were resolved informally and did not advance to the ARB in 2021. Of this number, 49,353 of the accounts, or 85% were settled with a reduction in value.

April 2023

By market value, 47% of property in Dallas County was protested at the ARB in 2021. The market value protested for 147,665 properties was initially valued at $185 billion.

March 2023

Dallas Central Appraisal District lists the total market value for all property types certified in 2021 as $392 billion. 46% of the total market value is single-family residential property, at a total market value of $181 billion.

February 2023

In 2021, there were 844,476 parcels in the Dallas Central Appraisal District. The appraisal district’s budget for the year was $29 million, which comes to around $35 per tax parcel.

January 2023

Dallas CAD’s estimate of the value of real and personal property in Dallas County for tax year total $392 billion, including houses, land, multifamily, oil & gas, utilities, industrial, personal property and other. Annual Dallas County property taxes total about $9.8 billion based on these tax assessments and a 2.5% tax rate.


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