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2020-04-13 Extension of 2020 Filing Deadlines

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PRESS RELEASE

March 30, 2020 (updated April 13, 2020 to include Abatements)

EXTENSION OF 2020 FILING DEADLINES

RENDITON STATEMENTS:
The April 15th deadline in Section 22.23(a) of the Texas Property Tax Code, for filing Renditions, is hereby automatically extended to May 15, 2020. The requirement under Section 22.23(b), to request the extension in writing, is hereby waived for the 2020 tax year.

LAND DESIGNATED FOR AGRICULTURAL USE:
The April 30th deadline in Section 23.54(d) of the Texas Property Tax Code, for filing an application seeking appraisal as “Qualified Agricultural Land (Open-Space Land)” is hereby extended to June 1, 2020. This extension is automatically granted for “good cause” under Section 23.54(d) and does not require the applicant to request the extension.

ABATEMENTS, Section 312 Texas Property Code, Comptroller Form 50-116:
The April 30th deadline for filing an Abatement application is extended to June 1, 2020.

NOTE:
It should be noted that extended deadlines already exist in the Texas Property Tax Code for the following exemptions and do not require action by the chief appraiser to further extend the existing “late filing” provisions in the Code.

Section 11.431 (Late Application for Homestead Exemptions);
Section 11.433 (Late Application for Religious Organization Exemption);
Section 11.434 (Late Application for School Exemption);
Section 11.435 (Late Application for Charitable Organization Exemption);
Section 11.439 (Late Application for Disabled Veteran Exemption);
Section 11.4391(Late Application for Freeport Exemption).

Issued by Bo Daffin, Chief Appraiser, March 30, 2020 (updated April 13, 2020 to include Abatements)