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Calendar of Key Events

January

January 1st
Values established for most properties (See September 1st for exceptions.)
January 1st - January 15th
Agricultural Use Appraisal applications mailed to property owners
January 1st - January 31st
Residential Homestead Applications mailed to taxpayers who purchased a home prior to January 1st
January 1st - January 31st
Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits and record maintenance ongoing
January 22nd
Business Personal Property rendition forms mailed to all businesses

February

February 15th - March 31st
Business Personal Property (BPP) appraisers reviewing renditions and data collected during field inspections
February 15th - March 31st
Real estate appraiser reviewing, analysing data and finalizing values for current year Notices of Appraised Value
February 28th
Mapping/GIS completes setup of new land records for new plats and re-plats, filed as of January 1st

April

April 1st
Deadline for filing Business Personal Property (BPP) Rendition Forms and requests for rendition extensions
April 14th
Real property Notices of Appraised Value mailed
April 16th
Informal meetings begin for real estate (taxpayers meet with CAD staff to discuss appraisals)
April 30th
Deadline for filing these applications or reports with the CAD:
  • Most exemption applications
  • Agricultural Use Appraisal applications
  • Requests for separate listing of undivided interests
  • Notice that property is no longer entitled to an exemption

May

May 1st
Deadline for filing Business Personal Property (BPP) Rendition Forms with granted extensions
May 7th
Business personal property (BPP) Notices of Appraisal Value mailed
May 8th
Informal meetings begin for business personal property (Taxpayers meet with CAD staff to discuss appraisals.)
May 15th (If May 15th falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the next business day.)
Deadline to file a Notice of Protest on real property
May 21st
Appraisal Review Board begins protest hearings.

June

June 15th
Last day for Chief Appraiser to accept and approve or deny late-filed Freeport Exemption Applications.

July

July 3rd
Last day of ARB hearings (Projected)
July 3rd
Appraisal Review Board (ARB) approves appraisal records
July 19th
Chief Appraiser certifies the Appraisal Roll (Projected)
July 23rd
Planning and data collection begins for next year's appraisal project
July 25th
Statutory deadline for Chief Appraiser to certify the Appraisal Roll
July 31st
Last day for business personal property owners to apply for a September 1st inventory appraisal, as opposed to January 1st (Sec 23.12)

August

August 31st
Last day for property owner to give written notice of correct mailing address to the CAD for tax bills

September

September 1st
Business personal property inventories may be determined as of this date, at property owner's written option (Sec 23.12)
September 1st - September 30th
Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits and record maintenance ongoing

October

October 1st - October 31st
Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits and record maintenance ongoing

November

November 1st - November 30st
Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits and record maintenance ongoing

December

December 1st - December 31st
Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits and record maintenance ongoing
December 1st - December 31st
Targeted date range for annual flight of aerial photography, bracketing January 1st assessment date
December 1st – December 31st
Residential Homestead Exemption eligibility postcards mailed