2023 ARB Member Applications

HENDERSON COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT   January 26, 2023   Applications are being accepted for Henderson County residents interested in serving on the Appraisal Review Board. The ARB is a group of private citizens authorized to hear appeals and determine protests for ad valorem tax purposes. The ARB is a separate authoritative body and are not […]

Property Owners beware of possible scams.

  Henderson County Property Owners, please do not be alarmed if you receive a yellow post card in the mail claiming public records indicate that your property was or is delinquent.  We have heard of several property owners receiving these post cards.  Do your research before you consider calling the number on the post card. […]

Henderson CAD Exemptions

ATTENTION HENDERSON COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS AND INFORMATION Homestead Exemptions One of the easiest ways a homeowner can lower his or her property tax bill in 2019 is to file a homestead exemption. A homestead is generally the house and land used as the owner’s principal residence on Jan. 1 of the tax […]

Information and Forms

If you have any questions or would like a copy of any of the exemptions, special appraisal, rendition, or tax deferral forms, please visit our website at You may print a form from that site, fill out the form electronically or contact our office at: Henderson County Appraisal District P 0 Box 430, 1751 […]

Tax Deferral

Texans may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the Henderson County Appraisal District office if they are: • age 65 or older; • disabled as defined by law • qualified disabled veterans, their unmarried surviving spouses, or their unmarried children under age 18, if […]

Contact Information
P.O. Box 430
Athens, TX 75751
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
NOTICE: The Henderson County Appraisal District is giving public notice of the capitalization rate to be used each year to appraise property receiving an exemption under Section11.1825 of the Property Tax Code for Organizations Constructing or Rehabilitating Low-Income Housing: Property Not Previously Exempt. 2023 Low Income Housing Apartment Capitalization Rate: 7.5 -10.5%
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