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Fort Bend Central Appraisal District’s (CAD) formal and informal hearing results are displayed below:

  • The Fort Bend CAD total tax savings in 2022 of $134 million is more than the 2021 total property tax savings of $120 million. Property owners in Fort Bend County protested 112,560 accounts’ taxable value in 2022.
  • In Fort Bend County, 57% of property tax protests were filed with the Appraisal Review Board (ARB) and 86% of informal protests were successful. Through informal demonstrations, homeowners in Fort Bend CAD saved $19 million, and through ARB property tax protests, they saved $10 million.
  • Fort Bend Central property in 2019 was 19% of parcels protested and grew exponentially in 2022 to 32%.
  • In Fort Bend Central, for Formal Protests Resulting in a Reduction, commercial and other protests increased from 40% in 2020 to 72% in 2022.

More property owners choose O’Connor than any other tax consultant in Texas because:

  • We believe O’Connor is more aggressive in effecting property tax reduction at each level of appeal. All appeal options are utilized including informal, ARB hearing, binding arbitration, SOAH and coordinating judicial appeals.
  • Relationships with appraisal district staff help us to understand what is necessary to reduce your property taxes.
  • O’Connor has more experience in Texas property tax protests and utilizes relevant data tailored to the appraisal district’s understanding of adjusting sales.
  • O’Connor has the experience and expertise necessary to assemble uneven appraisal data and sales to satisfy the guidelines set by the Fort Bend County ARB and Fort Bend County Appraisal District.

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Property Taxes vs CPI

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CAD Operations Stats

Fort Bend Central Appraisal District - FBCAD

About CAD

  • County: Fort Bend
  • Street Address: 2801 B.F. Terry Blvd.Rosenberg, TX 77471-5600
  • Mailing Address: 2801 B.F. Terry Blvd.Rosenberg, TX 77471-5600
  • Phone: 281-344-8623
  • Website: www.fbcad.org

Fort Bend County Appraisal District

Major Cities: Fulshear, Katy, Kendleton, Meadows, Missouri City, Needville, Rosenberg, Simonton, Stafford, Sugar Land

Fort Bend County Texas totals 885 square miles, with a 2020 population of about 822,779. Adjacent counties include Waller, Harris, Brazoria, Wharton, Austin. The total market value of real property and personal property in Fort Bend County in 2020 was $97,000,000,000. Fort Bend County 2020 property taxes are estimated to total $2,000,000,000 based on an effective tax rate of 2.4% including homestead exemptions. Fort Bend County property owners protested the noticed value for 65,360 houses and 22,360 commercial and BPP properties. Fort Bend County Appraisal Review Board appeals were successful for 56% of the owners. Property owner property tax protests in Fort Bend County results in savings of $1,731,200,000 in 2020, or $19,735 per account protested. The 2020 budget for the Fort bend was $15,030,000 including 138 employees.

Average Property Tax Savings from Protesting (Informal + Formal)

  • Residential Property $644
  • Commercial Property $5,174


August 2023

An estimated $111 million dollars in tax savings was generated based on property value reductions at both informal and formal hearing in Fort Bend County in 2021. Of this total, $30.7 million in estimated tax savings can be attributed to informal hearings and $80.5 million in estimated tax savings resulted from ARB hearings.

July 2023

Fort Bend County property owners benefited from an estimated $80.5 million in tax savings when county Appraisal Review Board hearings resulted in reductions in property value of $3.2 billion.

June 2023

In Fort Bend County, $30.7 million in property tax savings was generated when the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District reduced assessed values by $1.2 billion at informal hearings in 2021, according to the Texas Comptroller.

May 2023

The Fort Bend Central Appraisal District resolved 88%, or 48,959 accounts with a lower value without advancing to the ARB in 2021.

April 2023

Fort Bend County property tax protests were filed for 43% of the total market value noticed, which comes to $47 billion for 84,679 Fort Bend County properties.

March 2023

$74 billion of the $110 billion total market value of property in the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District, or 67% is attributed to single-family residential property, according to the Texas Comptroller’s 2021 data.

February 2023

The Fort Bend Central Appraisal District lists the total number of tax parcels in 2021 at a total of 1,871,842. With a budget of $15.6 million, the budget per tax parcel was around $40.

January 2023

Fort Bend County property taxes total an $2.7 billion for multifamily, houses, commercial, land, utilities, industrial and personal property based on property tax assessments set by Fort Bend Central Appraisal District (FBCAD). FBCAD estimated the total value of real and personal property at $110 billion for 2021.

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