Tarrant County Appraisal District announced: TAD is following orders of local government (TC/ CFW) to “Stay at Home and Work Safe”. The Tarrant Appraisal District building will be closed until the order is lifted.
Personal Property Rendition Deadline extended until May 15.
Tarrant County Appraisal District intends to mail notices May 1, 2020
[End of Tarrant County Appraisal District official announcement.]
Tarrant County property owners are URGED to file a protest by May 15, 2020. Do not wait to receive the 2020 notice of assessed value. You have to file a protest by law to get the FREE appraisal district Hearing Evidence Package.
YOU MUST FILE A 2020 PROTEST TO OBTAIN THE FREE TARRANT COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT HEARING EVIDENCE PACKAGE. The appraisal district will send it to you free by mail: 1) if you file a protest and 2) if you request it.
Noticed values are not available on the appraisal district’s website for 2020 as of April 18, 2020.
Property owners are URGED to file a property tax protest by May 15 to guarantee their right to the Tarrant County Appraisal District Hearing Evidence Package. The Tarrant County Appraisal District Hearing Evidence Package is FREE and available from the appraisal district. However, YOU MUST file a property tax protest to obtain your Hearing Evidence Package. It usually contains data to support a reduction in your value!
Property Owner Notification
Owners of business personal property in Tarrant County, Texas are warned that completing the Tarrant County Appraisal District form as requested is not a good idea. It will likely cause you to pay double the correct level of property taxes. I feel so strongly about this I wrote the book (What You Need To Know About Personal Property Valuation) listed below and available on Amazon.
Owners of personal property, used for the production of income, aka business personal property, are required to “render” property annually or face a 10% penalty.
Business owners are warned not to complete the rendition form in the manner requested by the appraisal district. Doing so will roughly double your Business Personal Property (BPP) taxes. For professional assistance in preparing your business personal property tax rendition, visit us
BPP consultations are free. You can also call: 713 375 4399
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When Should I Protest for Tarrant County Appraisal District?
Protest your Tarrant County property, all of it, by May 15. The deadline is supposed to be extended. But there are no guarantees it will be.
Frequently Ask Question: Will Covid-19 or $20 Oil Impact Tarrant County Property Taxes?
Short answer is NO. Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD), for purposes of property taxes, will not consider Covid-19 or $20 oil prices, due to the January 1, 2020 valuation date. Tarrant Central Appraisal District will give no relief in 2020 for either Covid-19 or $20 oil. To be fair to Tarrant Central Appraisal District, they do not have discretion in reducing values for hardship.
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