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Calendar of Key Events

January

January 1
  • Values established for most properties (see September 1st for exceptions)
  • Data collection, onsite inspections, appraisal of new construction, exemption edits, and record maintenance ongoing
January 2 - January 31
  • Agricultural Use Appraisal applications mailed to property owners who purchased agricultural property prior to January 1st
  • Residential Homestead Applications mailed to taxpayers who purchased a home prior to January 1st
  • Business Personal Property rendition forms mailed to all businesses

February

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

April

April 15
  • Real property Notices of Appraised Value mailed
  • Deadline for filing Business Personal Property (BPP) Rendition forms and requests for rendition extensions
April 16
  • Informal meetings begin for real estate (taxpayers meet with CAD staff to discuss appraisals)
April 30
  • 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 15
  • Deadline to file a Notice of Protest on real property (if falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the next business day)
  • Deadline for filing Business Personal Property (BPP) Rendition Forms that were granted extensions
  • Business personal property (BPP) Notices of Appraisal Value mailed (estimated date)
  • Informal meetings begin for Business Personal Property
May 16
  • Informal meetings begin for Business Personal Property (or day after BPP notices are mailed, whicher is earlier)
  • Appraisal Review Board begins protest hearings (or first Monday after Real property protest deadline, whichever is later)

June

July

July 20
  • Last day for Appraisal Review Board (ARB) to approve appraisal records
July 25
  • Last day for Chief Appraiser to certify the Appraisal Roll
July 31
  • Last day for business personal property owners to apply for a September 1st inventory appraisal for next year (Sec 23.12)

August

August 1
  • Planning and data collection begins for next year's appraisal project
August 30
  • Last day for Appraisal Review Board (ARB) to approve appraisal records, if the Board of Directors postponed the deadline from July 20
August 31
  • Last day for property owner to give written notice of correct mailing address to the CAD for tax bills

September

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

October

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

November

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

December

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