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Travis County Appraisal District
Local Appraisal District

Property Tax Protection Program™

travis county appraisal district

County: Travis
Street Address: 8314 Cross Park Dr. Austin, TX 78754-5195
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 149012 Austin, TX 78714-9012
Phone: 512-834-9317
Major Cities: Austin, Del Valley, Garfield, Jollyville, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Manchaca, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills

Travis County Texas totals 1,023 square miles, with a 2019 population of about 1,273,954.  Adjacent counties include Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Blanco and Burnet county. The total market value of real property and personal property in Travis County in 2018 was $496,000,000,000.  Travis County 2018 property taxes are estimated to total $4 billion, based on an effective tax rate of 2.4% including homestead exemptions.  Travis County property owners protested the noticed value for 99,520 houses and 43,180 commercial and BPP properties. Travis County Appraisal review Board appeals were successful for 62% of the owners.   Property owner property tax protests in Travis County results in savings of $2,057,910,000 billion in 2018, or $47,659 per account protested.  The 2018 budget for the Travis Appraisal District was $18,830,000, including 123 employees.





10 Year Trend

Tax Year Residential Property Valuations % Change from prior year Residential Valuations CPI Annual Change CPI
2008 65,256,959,203
2009 58,697,693,719 -10.05% -10.1% 2.70% 2.7%
2010 68,423,377,331 16.57% 4.9% 1.50% 4.3%
2011 69,953,975,277 2.24% 7.2% 3.00% 7.4%
2012 70,514,921,367 0.80% 8.1% 1.70% 9.2%
2013 76,323,511,512 8.24% 17.0% -24.2% 10.9%
2014 84,632,505,893 10.89% 29.7% 0.80% 11.7%
2015 94,681,031,346 11.87% 45.1% 0.70% 12.5%
2016 105,930,019,212 11.88% 62.3% 2.10% 14.8%
2017 115,647,994,317 9.17% 77.2% 2.10% 17.3%
2018 127,029,060,062 9.84% 94.7% 1.90% 19.5%

Tax Year Commercial Property Valuations % Change from prior year Commercial Valuations CPI Annual Change CPI
2008 31,172,635,522
2009 29,994,213,676 -3.78% -3.8% 2.70% 2.7%
2010 41,109,524,140 37.06% 31.9% 1.50% 4.3%
2011 43,936,114,804 6.88% 40.9% 3.00% 7.4%
2012 47,870,010,238 8.95% 53.6% 1.70% 9.2%
2013 51,920,388,438 8.46% 66.6% 1.50% 10.9%
2014 59,626,967,739 14.84% 91.3% 0.80% 11.7%
2015 71,524,599,134 19.95% 129.4% 0.70% 12.5%
2016 83,012,988,574 16.06% 166.3% 2.10% 14.8%
2017 94,013,687,410 13.25% 201.6% 2.10% 17.3%
2018 102,708,342,862 9.25% 229.5% 1.90% 19.5%

ENROLL TODAY In the Property Tax Protection Program™

Your property taxes will be aggressively protested every year by the #1 property tax firm in the county. If your taxes are not reduced you PAY NOTHING, and a portion of the tax savings is the only fee you pay when your taxes are reduced! Many FREE benefits come with enrollment.

Travis County Property Tax Appraisal

O’Connor is the leading representative for the Travis County Appraisal District property owners because:

  • For over 20 years, O’Connor has provided property tax consulting services in the Travis County Appraisal District and has continuously produced results.
  • O’Connor is the most aggressive property tax consultant.
  • We know the processes and appropriate contacts at Travis County Appraisal District.
  • Our experience has allowed us to compile sales and unequal appraisal data consistent with the format expected by the Travis County Appraisal District and the Travis County Appraisal Review Board.

Why choose O’Connor?

  • We do not charge any fees for market value reductions, unless we reduce your property taxes.
  • We take the fight to the Travis County Appraisal District for you every year, whether your value is up, down or does not change.
  • We are the nation’s largest property tax consulting firm.
  • For the 2015 tax year, the firm lowered assessed value by more than $1.8 billion, resulting in estimated tax savings of around $49 million* on behalf of its residential and commercial clients. Already increasing in 2016, the firm has filed more than $2.2 billion and 185,000+ protests of assessed value, reducing client taxes by $60 million*.

*Based on average tax rate of 2.7 percent.

Austin, Del Valley, Garfield, Jollyville, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Manchaca, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills homeowners, commercial property owners and business owners hire O’Connor for property tax appeals because of our consistent results and aggressive attitude. Our property tax consultants have the experience in the Travis County Appraisal District to reduce Austin, Del Valley, Garfield, Jollyville, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Manchaca, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills property tax assessments.

O’Connor is uniquely aggressive and effective in reducing property taxes by:

  • Being an effective taxpayer advocate for change, including introducing unequal appraisal and forcing appraisal districts to provide hearing evidence packages when requested by taxpayers.
  • Achieving almost double the amount of tax savings compared to other commercial property tax consultants.
  • Protesting every property, every year.
  • Preparing for informal and formal hearings at an elite level.
  • Aggressively seeking settlements at the informal hearing process.
  • Aggressively attending and presenting evidence at appraisal review board (ARB) hearings (attending more ARB hearings than the next 10 largest firms combined).
  • Uniquely continuing the appeal process beyond the ARB and assertively coordinating lawsuits for property owners.
  • Pioneering the use of binding arbitration to achieve equitable results for owners of homes and small commercial properties not able to pursue a judicial appeal.
  • Providing contingency fee services to clients regardless of property value as part of our mission to help property owners.

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