HOW TO PROTEST PROPERTY TAXES
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The two important numbers are the market value (which is an appraiser’s guess at a sale price) and the appraised value, which is what is multiplied by the various taxing governments to get your tax bill. Read the full Tax Code Section 23.01 here.
There’s a 10 percent cap on the annual increase of your house’s taxable appraised (not market) value, but only for those homeowners with a homestead exemption. Make sure you've filed (see my property taxes page for the links) it's free and as of 2022 you can file anytime after you've purchased the property. If you've inherited a property click here for additional tips. That’s why many this year will see a 9.9 percent increase. Appraisers want to go higher, but computer software knocks it down to the cap. Love the cap. Read more on caps here.
From the Press Release 2022 see chart of prices and our rolling live statistics here.
2022 Press Release regarding increasing prices, click here.
Keep scrolling to get our cheat sheet, see video walk thru and how to get comparables.
Deadline will be on notice and is 30 days after they mail it.
Typically you'll receive mid April
Deadline 2022 will be May 16th.
For more tips click below for our step by step
Protest Cheat Sheet.